India were the defending champions,  and retained their title, after beating Bangladesh by three wickets in the final. Originally, the tournament was scheduled to be played in India. The schedule and format of the tournament was announced on 24 Julywith the six teams split into two groups of three.
Pan-Asian emerging cricket is a relatively rare phenomenon these days. It pits the five remaining teams in the region, all vying for one place in the global qualifier in the UAE later this year. The tournament is being played in round-robin format, with the team topping the table going through to the next stage.
The tournament will be played in the traditional overs format. Bangladesh hosted the edition of the tournament, which was eventually won by India U As announced earlier by Asian Cricket Council during the unvieling of the calendar of events for andthe three qualifiers from Western and Eastern regional qualifiers will qualify for both the editions of and in Sri Lanka and UAE respectively.
Singapore bowled Malaysia out for just 92 to take control of the match at Indian Association Ground. The home side made light work of the run chase, reaching their target after just Surendran Chandramohan led the way for Singapore with an unbeaten 50, while Manpreet Singh scored Malaysia missed the chance to cement their place at the summit as they were beaten by Nepal, the best-ranked side at the tournament.
Batting first, India scored a challenging for 9 in 50 overs riding on run second wicket stand between Arjun off balls and Tilak off balls. In reply, Pakistan were never in contention as they were bowled out for in Left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar took 3 for 36 in 10 overs.
Jump to navigation. The next edition of the Asia Cup could also be UAE-bound with Pakistan given the hosting rights of the tournament inas organising it in its own country will cast serious doubts on India's participation owing to diplomatic tensions. The Asian Cricket Council ACC in its meeting in Singapore on Tuesday awarded the continental meet, to be held in T20 format, to Pakistan, which will most likely organise it in the neutral venues of the United Arab Emirates, its cricket team's 'home' since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus.
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The United Arab Emirates finished top of the group stage with eight points. They were joined in the final by Hong Kongwho finished second with seven points, and a better net run rate than Omanwho also finished with seven points. The following teams and squads were selected to take part: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Pakistan won the tournament beating Sri Lanka by 39 runs in the final. All the games were played at Dhaka's Bangabandhu National Stadium. Yousuf Youhana was declared the Man of the Series.
It was established in when the Asian Cricket Council was founded as a measure to promote goodwill between Asian countries. It was originally scheduled to be held every two years. The first Asia cup was held in in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where the council's offices were based until India boycotted the tournament due to strained cricketing relations with Sri Lanka.