Dubai set to host U-19 Men's Asia Cup: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has unveiled the schedule of the upcoming Men's U19 Asia Cup, which is scheduled to begin on December 8 in Dubai. A total of 15 matches including the group stage, semi-finals and final matches are to be played in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The tenth edition of the tournament will feature eight under-19 teams. The five full members of the ACC, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and the top three ranked teams, Nepal, United Arab Emirates and Japan, will participate in the competition.
The Asian Cricket Council revealed the schedule of the marquee tournament on social media handle X (formerly known as Twitter).
Eight teams will participate in the Men's U19 Asia Cup. The countries have been divided into two groups of four teams each. Defending champions India have been placed in Group A along with Nepal, Afghanistan, and arch-rivals Pakistan. On the other hand, Group B includes Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Japan and hosts United Arab Emirates.
|December 8||India vs Afghanistan||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 8||Pakistan vs Nepal||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 9||Bangladesh vs UAE||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 9||Sri Lanka vs Japan||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 10||India vs Pakistan||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 10||Afghanistan vs Nepal||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 11||Sri Lanka vs UAE||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 11||Bangladesh vs Japan||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 12||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 12||India vs Nepal||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 13||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 13||UAE vs Japan||ICC Academy Oval 2|
|December 15||Semi Final 1||Dubai International Stadium|
|December 15||Semi Final 2||ICC Academy Oval 1|
|December 17||Final||Dubai International Stadium|