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Asia Cup T20 2016: Updated Schedule, Match fixtures

Asia Cup T20 2016 Complete updated Schedule and match fixtures

Asia Cup 2016  Match Schedule
Sri Lanka are the defending champions

The Asia Cup 2016 is all set to begin on 19 February 2016 with Afghanistan and Oman facing off in the first match of the qualifying stage. The main tournament starts with a match between hosts Bangladesh and 5-time champions India on 24 February 2016.

Also read: Asia Cup T20 2016 Teams and full players list


This will be the first time that the Asia Cup will contested in a Twenty20 format and the third successive time that Bangladesh are hosts of the tournament, having hosted it in 2012 and 2014. They had also previously hosted the event in 2000.


Coming in the tournament, Sri Lanka are the defending champions after defeating Pakistan in the 2014 Asia Cup final by 5 wickets.

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are already in the main tournament while Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Oman and United Arab Emirates will face off in the qualifiers with one team making it to the next stage.

Here’s the Asia Cup T20 2016 Schedule:

QUALIFIERS

DateMatchVenueTime (IST)
19/02/2016Afghanistan vs United Arab EmiratesKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah13:00
19/02/2016Hong Kong vs OmanKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah17:30
20/02/2016Afghanistan vs OmanKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah13:00
21/02/2016Hong Kong vs United Arab EmiratesKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah17:30
22/02/2016Afghanistan vs Hong KongKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah13:00
22/02/2016Oman vs United Arab EmiratesKhan Shaheb Osman Ali Outer Stadium, Fatullah17:30

MAIN TOURNAMENT

DateMatchVenueTime (IST)
24/02/2016India vs BangladeshShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
25/02/2016Sri Lanka vs UAEShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
26/02/2016Bangladesh vs UAEShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
27/02/2016India vs PakistanShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
28/02/2016Bangladesh vs Sri LankaShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
29/02/2016Pakistan vs UAEShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
01/03/2016India vs Sri LankaShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
02/03/2016Bangladesh vs PakistanShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
03/03/2016India vs UAEShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
04/03/2016Sri Lanka vs PakistanShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00
06/03/2016India Vs BangladeshShere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur19:00

Also read: Asia Cup 2016: Points table and qualification scenario

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