Asia Cup 2016: Date, Schedule, Squads, Time, TV listing, Live Streaming

Asia Cup 2016 will begin from February 24 with the first match scheduled to be played between hosts Bangladesh and India.

Asia Cup 2016: Date, Schedule, Squads, Time, TV listing, Live Streaming

New Delhi: The much-awaited Asia Cup 2016 will kick off from Wednesday, where hosts Bangladesh will take on India in the opener at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. (Asia Cup 2016: FULL COVERAGE)

On Monday, United Arab Emirates became the fifth team of the main event after their 17-run win over Oman.

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Pakistan have also made two changes to their 15-man squad:

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Here is everything you need to know about the much-awaited tournament:

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SQUADS:

Bangladesh's 15-man squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Abu Hider, Nurul Hasan

India's 15-man squad: MS Dhoni (Captain), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh​, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pawan Negi

Pakistan's 15-man squad: Shahid Afridi (Captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Anwar Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khurram Manzoor, Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Sami, Sharjeel Khan

Sri Lanka's 15-man squad: Lasith Malinga (Captain), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay

UAE's 15-man squad: Amjad Javed (Captain), Farhan Ahmed, Mohammad Naveed, Ahmed Raza, Fahad Tariq, Mohammad Shahzad, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Kaleem, Qadeer Ahmed, Swapnil Patil, Rohan Mustafa, Saqlain Haider, Shaiman Anwar, Usman Mushtaq, Zaheer Maqsood

Asia Cup schedule:

February 24: Match 1: Bangladesh vs India at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

February 25: Match 2: Sri Lanka vs UAE at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

February 26: Match 3: Bangladesh vs UAE at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

February 27: Match 4: India vs Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

February 28: Match 5 - Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

February 29: Match 6 - Pakistan vs UAE at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

March 1: Match 7 - India vs Sri Lanka at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

March 2: Match 8 - Bangladesh vs Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

March 3: Match 9 – India vs UAE at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

March 4: Match 10 - Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

March 6: FINAL – TBA vs TBA at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

TIMING: All matches will be telecasted at 19:00 IST

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

Live streaming: Star Sports website, Hotstar

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