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
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
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
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
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.
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.