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All you need to know about Asia Cup 2018, Squads, Schedule, Broadcasters and Commentators

 If you are wondering about the Asia Cup 2018 and looking for these answers,

Who is playing?

When and where they are going to play their games against each other?

Where I can watch on TV, I mean which TV channel is going to telecast it LIVE?

Who are the voices from the commentary box?

Then it is the perfect place for you to get all you need to know about Asia Cup 2018 starting from tomorrow.

 

Teams and Squads

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. India
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Pakistan
  6. Sri Lanka

 

Afghanistan squad

Captain: Asghar Afghan

Batsmen: Mohammad Shahzad , Ihsanullah Janat, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Munir Ahmad Kakar

Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Sayed Shirzad, Wafadar, Yamin Ahmadzai

All Rounders: Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Sharafuddin Ashraf

 

Bangladesh squad

Captain: Mashrafe Mortaza

Batsmen: Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Hossain, Mominul Haque

Bowlers: Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

All Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Abu Haider

 

India squad

Captain: Rohit Sharma

Batsmen: Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik

Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Khaleel Ahmed

All Rounders: Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel

 

Hong Kong squad

Captain: Anshuman Rath

Batsmen: Babar Hayat, Cameron McAulsan, Scott McKechnie, Waqas Khan, Christopher Carter

Bowlers: Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Arshad Mohammad, Nadeem Ahmed, Raag Kapur, Tanveer Ahmed, Aftab Hussain

All Rounders: Aizaz Khan, Kinchit Shah, Tanwir Afzal, Nizakat Khan

 

Pakistan squad

Captain: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Batsmen: Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail

Bowlers: Hasan Ali, Usman Khan Shanwari, Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi

All Rounders: Fahim Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik

 

Sri Lanka squad

Captain: Angelo Mathews

Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella

Bowlers: Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga

All Rounders: Amila Aponso, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Kasun Rajitha.

 

 

Asia Cup 2018 Schedule

The Asia Cup 2018 is scheduled from 15 to 28 September in Dubai and Abu Dhabi involving five full members; India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Hong Kong (Qualifier). The matches will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium and the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

 

Date: September 15, 2018

Match: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Group B

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 16, 2018

Match: Pakistan vs Hong Kong, 2nd ODI, Group A

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 17, 2018

Match: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 3rd ODI, Group B

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 18, 2018

Match: India vs Hong Kong, 4th ODI, Group A

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 19, 2018

Match: India vs Pakistan, 5th ODI, Group A

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 20, 2018

Match: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, 6th ODI, Group B

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 21, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 1st Super Four

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 21, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 2nd Super Four

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 23, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 3rd Super Four

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 23, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 4th Super Four

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 25, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 5th Super Four

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 26, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, 6th Super Four

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

Date: September 28, 2018

Match: TBC vs TBC, Final

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Time: 11:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM Local, 4:30 PM PST

 

List of Broadcasters:

Asia Cup Live Streaming for 2018

Hotstar

Now TV

SuperSport Live

Willow TV online

Asia Cup 2018 List of Channel/Broadcasters 

India                           Star Sports, DD National (DD1), DD Sports

Pakistan                   Ten Sports & PTV Sports

Bangladesh             Gazi TV network (GTV)

Afghanistan            Ariana TV

Sri Lanka                  SLRC (Channel Eye)

New Zealand          Yupp TV

UK                              Sky sports cricket

Australia Fox Sports

South Africa            SuperSport

Canada                     ATN cricket Plus

USA                           Willow TV

Malaysia                  Astro cricket HD

UAE & MENA        OSN sports cricket HD

Singapore                Star cricket

 

List of Commentators for Asia Cup 2018

The star-studded team of the commentators for the tournament was announced. The team comprises of three Indians, two Pakistanis, two Sri Lankans, two Australians and a person each from England and Bangladesh.

 

The elite list will comprise

Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman and Laxman Sivaramakrishnan from India

Aamir Sohail and Ramiz Raja from Pakistan

Russell Arnold and Kumar Sangakkara from Sri Lanka

Brett Lee and Dean Jones from Australia

Athar Ali Khan from Bangladesh

Kevin Pietersen from England

 

The name of Zaheer Khan has also been given as a cover if VVS Laxman is unable to make it to the tournament.

 

Let battle begins, and may the best team wins! And I will be rooting for Pakistan hope they will repeat their performance of the Champions Trophy 2017.

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