Here is all you will need to know more about the qualifiers of the 2018 Asia Cup, including schedule, telecast, time, and live streaming. The participating teams are Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore and also UAE.
Asia Cup 2018 Qualifiers
The 2018 Asia Cup gets underway on September 15 with 6 teams participating, five of which are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. The sixth player is to be determined via qualifiers that start on August 29 and finish on September 6.
The tournament is a brilliant opportunity for all the non-full members in the Asian region test themselves against each other and make that elusive spot from the Asia Cup at which they’ll be up against the entire members at an elite competition.
The six teams that’ll be participating for the only vacant place from the Asia Cup are Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore and United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with the qualifiers scheduled to occur in Malaysia. In general, three venues – Kinrara Oval, Bayuemas Oval and UKM Oval – are chosen by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to run these qualifiers
Here are the fixtures of the 2018 Asia Cup qualifier fixtures (All matches at 7:00 AM IST):
August 29 (Wednesday)
Malaysia vs Hong Kong at Kinrara Oval
Nepal vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval
UAE vs Singapore at UKM Oval
August 30 (Thursday)
UAE vs Nepal at Kinrara Oval
Hong Kong vs Singapore at Bayuemas Oval
Malaysia vs Oman at UKM Oval
September 1 (Saturday)
Oman vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval
Malaysia vs Nepal at Bayuemas Oval
UAE vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval
September 2 (Sunday)
Hong Kong vs Oman at Kinrara Oval
Malaysia vs UAE at Bayuemas Oval
Nepal vs Singapore at UKM Oval
September 4 (Tuesday)
Malaysia vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval
UAE vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval
Nepal vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval
September 6 (Thursday)
The final between first and second placed teams at Kinrara Oval
How to Get Telecast and Live Streaming: Although there are no official broadcasters of the tournament, the final is expected to be shown live on the Star Sports Network. Which means the live streaming of the final will be available on Hotstar. There are also suggestions that the Asian Cricket Council might show select matches on its social media platforms.