The Dubai International Stadium is prepared for hosting the India-Pakistan match of the upcoming Asia Cup. The match between the two countries is what most people look forward for. Without any doubt the India-Pakistan match is for sure a thriller.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule of the Asia Cup. India and Pakistan would have their match on the 19th of September.
Khalid Al Zarouni—the President of the Dubai Sports City (DSC) while conversing with Gulf News said that the venue is prepared at all levels for offering superb match experience to all the cricket lovers.
The final of the Asia Cup would be played on the 28th of September.
Al Zarouni—who is also a member of the Emirates Cricket board said that Dubai Sports city would make sure to provide best arrangement for all the matches as per the released schedule.
Dubai stadium would host eight matches while the Shaikh Zayed Cricket stadium—Abu Dhabi would be hosting five matches. This would be the fourteenth edition of the Asia Cup. It would be the third time that the United Arab Emirates would be hosting the tournament.
It would be after twelve years that the UAE fans would get to witness the India-Pakistan match.
The Asia Cup is to start from the 15th of September. The first match would be between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The cup would be played on the traditional format of 50-over ODI. The tournament has got two groups—Group A comprises of Pakistan, India and the qualifier while Group B includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
The Asia Cup qualifier would be held in India. It would start from 29th August to the 6th September. The teams participating in the qualifier cup are Hong Kong, Oman, the UAE, Malaysia, Singapore and Nepal.