Kathmandu: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) issued a statement on Wednesday and informed that the qualifying matches will be held in Oman.
The qualifying tournament for the Asia Cup, which will start from August 27 in the UAE, will be held from August 20 to 24.
According to ACC, Singapore, UAE, Hong Kong and Kuwait will participate in the competition.
All the participating teams will compete against each other and the top ranked team will be selected for the Asia Cup. The team to be selected from here is in group ‘A’.
In Group ‘A’ there are former winners India and Pakistan. 6 teams are participating in the competition.
ACC has announced the schedule of the games by dividing the participating 6 teams into two groups.
Group ‘B’ consists of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. In the T20 format, the top two teams from the group will qualify for the Super Four.
They will play against each other in Super Four. According to ACC, the top two teams will play the finals.
The first opening match on August 27 will be between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.