India begin Asia Cup campaign against Sri Lanka in Dhaka

Last Updated: Dec 26, 2011, 21:22 PM IST

Dhaka: Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the four-nation Asia Cup cricket tournament against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium here on March 13.

All the matches will be played here in the Capital from March 12 to 22 next year, informed Asian Cricket Council chief executive Syed Ashraful Huq.

"All teams have confirmed their participation in the tournament," said Huq.

India won the last edition of the competition in June 2010 after beating hosts Sri Lanka in Dambulla.

Asia Cup schedule:

March 12: Bangladesh v Pakistan

March 13: India v Sri Lanka

March 15: Pakistan v Sri Lanka

March 16: India v Bangladesh

March 18: India v Pakistan

March 20: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

March 22: Final

March 23: Reserve day.

PTI