Full itinerary of 2018 Asia Cup qualifier announced

The winner of 2018 Asia Cup qualifier will be joining India and Pakistan in the Group A of Asia's premier cricket tournament.

Sandeep Lamichhane is likely to play in the 2018 Asia Cup qualifiers | Getty

In order to determine the team that will be taking the final spot in the 2018 Asia Cup, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has released the fixture of the qualifier matches.

The 2018 Asia Cup qualifier featuring hosts Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be played from August 29 to September 6. The matches will be held across three venues namely – Kinrara Oval, Bayuemas Oval and UKM Oval.

The six teams will play each other in a round-robin format. After the completion of round-robin phase, the top two teams will advance to the final. The winner of the final will be joining India and Pakistan in Group A of the 2018 Asia Cup while the Group B comprised of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Abu Dhabi and Dubai will host the 14th edition of Asia Cup from September 15 to September 28.

The 2018 ACC Asia Cup qualifier fixtures:

August 29

Malaysia vs Hong Kong at Kinrara Oval

Nepal vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval

UAE vs Singapore at UKM Oval

August 30

UAE vs Nepal at Kinrara Oval

Hong Kong vs Singapore at Bayuemas Oval

Malaysia vs Oman at UKM Oval

August 31 - Rest Day

September 1

Oman vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval

Malaysia vs Nepal at Bayuemas Oval

UAE vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval

September 2

Hong Kong vs Oman at Kinrara Oval

Malaysia vs UAE at Bayuemas Oval

Nepal vs Singapore at UKM Oval

September 3 - Rest Day

September 4

Malaysia vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval

UAE vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval

Nepal vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval

September 5 - Rest Day

September 6

FINAL: First Place Team vs Second Place Team at Kinrara Oval


By Salman Anjum - 31 Jul, 2018

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