Nepal to Take on Pakistan in U19 Asia Cup Opener

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Fixtures of ACC U19 Asia Cup had been revealed by ACC and Nepal will take on Pakistan in the first match.. The tournament which starts 28th of December will see U19 teams of ICC’s full members India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka against that of top ACC Elite Teams-Afghanistan, UAE, Malaysia and Nepal. The tournament is hosted by UAE.

Eight teams are divided in two groups of four each. Nepal is in Group A alongside India, Pakistan and UAE. Two teams from each group qualify for semi finals.

The final match is scheduled on 4th of January at Sharjah Cricket.

Nepal qualified for the tournament ending fourth in the ACC U19 Elite Cup held 5 months back. Ending fourth in that tournament also meant Nepal did not qualify for U-19 World Cup.

Nepali U19 Cricket Team will be announced based on performance of U19 National Tournament.

Groups

Group A Group B
Nepal Afghanistan
Pakistan Bangladesh
India Malaysia
UAE Sri Lanka

Nepal’s Fixtures

28-Dec Nepal vs Pakistan, ICC GCA 1
29-Dec Nepal vs India, ICC GCA 1
31-Dec Nepal vs UAE, Sharjah Cricket Ground

Full Fixtures

28-Dec India v UAE at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Pakistan v Nepal at ICC GCA 1
Bangladesh v Malaysia at Abu Dhabi Oval 1
Sri Lanka v Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi Oval 2
29-Dec India v Nepal at ICC GCA 1
Pakistan v UAE at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh v Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi Oval 1
Sri Lanka v Malaysia at Abu Dhabi Oval 2
31-Dec India v Pakistan at Dubai International Stadium
Nepal v UAE at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan v Malaysia at Abu Dhabi Oval 1
2-Jan SF1: 1A v 2B at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
SF2: 1B v 2A at ICC GCA 1
3-Jan Finals: Winners SF1 v Winners SF2 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

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