BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted, “The wait is over as the battle for Asian supremacy begins on 27th August, with the finals to be played on 11th September. The 15th edition of the Asia Cup will serve as an ideal preparation before the ICC T20 World Cup.
Will have to wait for the sixth team now
Qualifiers will take place before the start of the main tournament, which will reveal the sixth team of the tournament. One team from UAE, Kuwait, Singapore and Hong Kong will advance to face India, Pakistan in Group A. Group B has teams like Sri Lanka-Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The Asia Cup, to be held in the first 50 over format, is being played in the T20 format for the past few seasons. The last Asia Cup played in 2018 was won by India by defeating Bangladesh. Team India is the most successful team in the history of the tournament.
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