Pakistan, Sri Lanka to jointly host Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka to jointly host Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018

Karachi (Agencies): Pakistan will jointly host the “Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018” along with Sri Lanka scheduled to be held from December 6.


A total of eight teams including Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, Oman, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the tournament.

According to a press release by the Asian Cricket Council, Sri Lanka will host the group ‘A’ matches, knockout stage matches and the finals of the tournament in Colombo from December 7 to December 10; while Pakistan will host the group ‘B’ matches at Karachi’s National Stadium and South-End Ground Club from December 6 to 9.

The Group ‘A’ of the tournament consists of Sri Lanka, India, Afghanistan and Oman; while the Group ‘B’ consists of Pakistan, Bangladesh, UAE and Hong Kong.

The participating teams will arrive in Karachi on December 4. Pakistan will feature in the opening match of the tournament on December 6 against Hong Kong at the National Stadium.

On the same day, Bangladesh will play UAE at South-End Ground Club.

The final of the tournament will be played in Colombo, Sri Lanka on December 15.