WEB DESK: The first inaugural Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament is starting from February 24 to March 6. Arch-rivals, Pakistan and India will face off on Feb 27. Aaj News reported.
The format will be change every two years after each Asia Cup tournament takes place as ODI or T20.
Total of 12 Asia cup tournaments have been played as yet since 1986. Sri Lanka and India have won the event five times each, while Pakistan were victorious on two occasions.
The first match will played between host Bangladesh and India. Sri Lanka are the defending champion this year.
Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh are participating in the tournament and one team among four other associate teams, Hong Kong, UAE, Afghanistan and Nepal, will qualify as the fifth team of the tournament.
Schedule of Asia Cup T20:
Feb 24: Bangladesh vs India at Mirpur
Feb 25: Sri Lanka vs qualifier at Mirpur
Feb 26: Bangladesh vs qualifier at Mirpur
Feb 27: India vs Pakistan at Mirpur
Feb 28: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka at Mirpur
Feb 29: Pakistan vs qualifier at Mirpur
Mar 1: India vs Sri Lanka at Mirpur
Mar 2: Bangladesh vs Pakistan at Mirpur
Mar 3: India vs qualifier at Mirpur
Mar 4: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Mirpur
Mar 6: Final at Mirpur