Asian Cricket Council (ACC) have announced the schedule for the upcoming 2018 Emerging Nations Asia Cup from Dec 06th – 15th, 2018, to be jointly co-hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India and Oman (2018 Asia Cup Qualifier) are placed in Group A of the tournament, with their matches scheduled to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong (2018 Asia Cup Qualifier) and United Arab Emirates (2018 Asia Cup Qualifier) are placed in Group B of the tournament, with their matches scheduled to take place in Karachi, Pakistan.
The full member nations (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Afghanistan) will be sending their U23 squads to the tournament with 4 players above the U23 age-group allowed per squad.
The Associate member nations (Hong Kong, UAE and Oman) are expected to send their senior side to play in the tournament with Hong Kong already announcing a strong 15-member squad for the event.
2018 ACC Emerging Nations Asia Cup Schedule:
|06-Dec-18||Pakistan vs Hong Kong||National Stadium, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|Bangladesh vs UAE||SG Ground, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|07-Dec-18||Sri Lanka vs Oman||RPICS, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|India vs Afghanistan||CCC, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|Pakistan vs UAE||National Stadium, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|Banladesh vs Hong Kong||SG Ground, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|08-Dec-18||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan||CCC, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|India vs Oman||RPICS, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|09-Dec-18||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||National Stadium, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|UAE vs Hong Kong||SG, Karachi||9:30 AM|
|10-Dec-18||Sri Lanka vs India||RPICS, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|Afghanistan vs Oman||CCC, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|13-Dec-18||Semi-Final #1 (A1 vs B2)||CCC, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|Semi-Final #2 (A2 vs B1)||RPICS, Colombo||9:45 AM|
|15-Dec-18||Final||RPICS, Colombo||9:45 AM|