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Asia Cup 2016: Squads, Schedule, Time, TV listing, Live streaming

UAE, Hong Kong, Afghanistan and Oman are the countries, who will fight to grab the sole qualifier spot.

Asia Cup 2016: Squads, Schedule, Time, TV listing, Live streaming

New Delhi: The last T20I cricket tournament to take place ahead of coveted ICC World T20 is Asia Cup, which will be held in Bangladesh.

It's for the first time that Asia Cup will be played in the T20I format.

And this is the fifth occasion when Bangladesh will be hosting the tournament.

In the 13th edition of the Asia Cup, five teams are participating, which includes host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka (defending champions), India, Pakistan, and one ICC associate member, which is to be determined through a qualifier scheduled to be played from 19 to 22 February 2016.

United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Afghanistan and Oman are the countries, who will fight to grab the sole qualifier spot.

Dates: 24 Feb 2016 to 6th March 2016

Host: Bangladesh

Teams: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan (1 Qualifier team)

Time: All the matches will start from 7 pm (IST), 1:30 pm (GMT), 7:30 pm (LOCAL)

TV listing: Star Sports 1, 3, HD1 & HD3

Live streaming: Star Sports website, Hotstar

Schedule:

Qualifying Leg

February 19: Afghanistan v UAE

February 19: Hong Kong v Oman

February 21: Afghanistan v Oman

February 20: Hong Kong v UAE

February 20: Afghanistan v Hong Kong 

February 22: UAE v Oman

Main Draw

February 24: Bangladesh vs India

February 25: Sri Lanka vs TBD

February 26: Bangladesh vs TBD

February 27: India vs Pakistan

February 28: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

February 29: Pakistan vs TBD

March 1: India vs Sri Lanka

March 2: Bangladesh vs Pakistan

March 3: India vs TBD

March 4: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

March 6: Final

Squads

India: MS Dhoni (Captain & WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi.

Bangladesh: (Provisional 25-man squad)

Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Litton Kumer Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Nurul Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury, Ariful Haque, Arafat Sunny, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Haider Rony, Al-Amin Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Mohammad Shahid , Abul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Muktar Ali.

Pakistan:

Squad Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees

Sri Lanka are yet to announce their squads for the coveted tournament.

 

 

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