Asia Cup 2020 Schedule, Fixture, Time Table and Venue Details 

Asia Cup 2020 is the 15th edition of the tournament earlier scheduled in Pakistan this year. India refused to tour Pakistan ahead of political tensions between countries. The most probable locations for the Asia Cup 2020 Schedule are United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka. Pakistan won’t host this tournament as India looking for the remote venue.

India is the most successful team of the competition with its seven titles and the defending champion of the last season of the tournament. When did the Asia Cup start? The first season of the Asia Cup played in 1984, and India became the first champion. The five full members of the Asian Cricket Council will participate in the tournament, including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and  Bangladesh.

However, the sixth team of the tournament Hong Kong added in the very last season of the Asia Cup 2020. Hong Kong qualified in the Cricket World Cup 2018 and given a status to participate in the 2019 Asia Cup. The tournament first got the official ODI status in 2018 by International Cricket Council (ICC).

The fourteenth season of the Asia Cup 2018 initially scheduled in India, due to the Pakistan refusal to tour India tournament shifted to UAE. In April 2018, Asian Cricket Council officially announced the remote venues for the Asia Cup 2018 schedule.

Pakistan ensures the participation as to play in UAE, and recently, India refused to tour Pakistan ahead of Asia Cup 2020 schedule. Sri Lanka and Pakistan were the co-hosts in the last season of the tournament. 

Asia Cup Winners List: India is the most successful team of the tournament with 7 titles, Sri Lanka have 5 titles while Pakistan twice became champion. Bangladesh have been runner up thrice in the Asia Cup final.

Tournament Format 

The schedule and format of the Asia Cup 2020 announced by the Asian Cricket Council before the last season of the tournament. Five full members and associate member Hong Kong will take part in the competition ahead of the Asia Cup 2020 cricket schedule. There are a total of 13 matches, of which six games split into two rounds of the competition.

Group A and Group B at the first phase of the tournament will play three games, and the top four teams will enter into the second phase. Super Four teams will face each other once, making it to the six games for the second phase of the tournament. And the top two teams will go for the Asia Cup 2020 final. 

  • 1st Round: Teams split into two groups named as Group A and Group B. 
  • 2nd Round: Top four teams from 1st Round will contest six games like Super 4.
  • Final: Top two teams at Asia Cup 2020 points table will contest Final. 

Asia Cup 2020 Teams

There are six teams to participate in the Asia Cup 2020 in September this year. The team squads and players list for the upcoming 15th season of the tournament will announce in August 2020. The following are the participants of the Asia Cup 2020. 

  • Pakistan 
  • India
  • Sri Lanka 
  • Hong Kong
  • Bangladesh
  • Afghanistan

Asia Cup 2020 Schedule 

According to the Asia Cup 2020 schedule date and time, there are three teams in Group A, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan. Each team will face each other once, and the top two teams will advance to the Super Four. The first game of the tournament scheduled as Pakistan vs Sri Lanka on September 12, 2020. 

Group A Teams

  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Afghanistan
Group A
DateFixtureVenueTime Table
September 12, 2020Pakistan vs Sri LankaDubai3:30 PM
September 15, 2020Afghanistan vs PakistanSharjah3:30 PM
September 18, 2020Sri Lanka vs AfghanistanDubai3:30 PM

Group B Teams

According to the Asia Cup match schedule 2020, Group B consists of three teams. India, Bangladesh and Hong Kong will face each other once at the group stage of the tournament. Top two teams from this particular group will advance to the Asia Cup

2020 Super 12 round. The first match of the Group B scheduled as India vs Bangladesh on September 13, 2020 at Dubai Cricket Stadium. 

Group B 
DateFixtureVenueTime Table
September 13, 2020India vs BangladeshDubai15:30 PM
September 16, 2020Bangladesh vs Hong KongSharjah15:30 PM
September 17, 2020Hong Kong vs IndiaDubai3:30 PM

Super Four  

According to the Asia Cup 2020 cricket schedule and tournament format top, two teams will advance from Group A and Group Beach. The Super Four consists of six games of the tournament, with each team facing an opponent for a single time. The first game of the particular group stage scheduled on September 19, 2020, between Team 1st and 4th in Asia Cup 2020 Points Table. 

Teams at Asia Cup 2020 Standing Table 1st vs 4th next day 2nd vs 3rd and so on. The top two teams based on the points table will play the grand finale at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, UAE. 

Super Four
DateFixtureVenueTime Table
September 19, 20201st vs 4thDubai3:30 PM
September 21, 20202nd vs 3rdSharjah3:30 PM
September 22, 20201st vs 2ndDubai3:30 PM
September 23, 20203rd vs 4thDubai3:30 PM
September 24, 20204th vs 2ndSharjah3:30 PM
September 25, 20202nd vs 3rdDubai3:30 PM

Asia Cup 2020 Final

According to the Asia Cup 2020 schedule date and time table, the Asia Cup 2020 Final scheduled at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, UAE. The top two teams dominating the Asia Cup points table will qualify for the final. According to the match time table, all games scheduled at 3:30 PM as per the local time UAE. 

Asia Cup 2020 Final
DateFixtureVenueTime Table
September 27, 20201st vs 2ndDubai3:30 PM

Asia Cup Teams Schedule

Asia Cup 2020 Pakistan Schedule

  • September 12, 2020, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Dubai, Time 3:30 PM
  • September 15, 2020, Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Sharjah, Time 3:30 PM

Asia Cup 2020 Sri Lanka Schedule

  • September 12, 2020, Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Dubai, Time 3:30 PM
  • September 18, 2020, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Dubai, Time 3:30 PM

Asia Cup 2020 Afghanistan Schedule

  • September 15, 2020, Afghanistan vs Pakistan, Sharjah, Time Table 3:30 PM
  • September 18, 2020, Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Dubai, Time Table 3:30 PM 

Asia Cup 2020 India Schedule

  • September 13, 2020, India vs Bangladesh, Dubai, Time Table 3:30 PM 
  • September 17, 2020, India vs Hong Kong, Dubai, Time Table 3:30 PM 

Asia Cup 2020 Bangladesh Schedule

  • September 13, 2020,  Bangladesh vs India, Dubai, Match Time Table 3:30 PM
  • September 16, 2020, Bangladesh vs Hong Kong, Sharjah, Time Table 3:30 PM

Asia Cup 2020 Hong Kong Schedule

  • September 16, 2020, Hong Kong vs India, Sharjah, Match Time Table 3:30 PM
  • September 17, 2020, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh, Dubai, Match Time Table 3:30 PM

Asia Cup 2020 Time Table

According to the Asian Cricket Council, all game of the Asia Cup 2020 scheduled to start at 03:30 PM as the UAE local time. 

Asia Cup 2020 Venues 

Only two cricket stadiums of UAE to host 13 matches of the Asia Cup 2020. Nine games scheduled at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium while only four games at Sharjah Cricket Stadium this year. 

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium owes the capacity of 20000 crowds and all set host Asia Cup 2020 this year while Sharjah Cricket Stadium have the ability of 17000 spectators. 

Disclaimer: Information will be updated according to if the Asian Cricket Council makes some changes to the Schedule.

Updated: 29/01/2020 — 11:06 am