The twenty20 cricket fever is getting hyper these days as five Asian cricket teams are set to take on each other in the Micromax Asia Cup 2016 which is scheduled to be hosted in Bangladesh. This is the first time when Asia Cup will be played in t20 format. All live telecast and coverage of 2016 Asia Cup will be aired by various television broadcasting networks.
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are the top cricketing nations in Asia whereas one associated team to make it through main event from qualifying stage. Afghanistan, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong teams will fight to seal berth for main Aisa Cup event. Qualifying games will be held from 19 to 22 February 2016.
The tournament is scheduled to be played from 24 February to 6 March at Bangladesh’s Sher-E-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.
Date: 24 February – 6 March
Match Time: 19:30 Local Time, 19:00 IST, 13:30 GMT
Teams: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, (1 Qualifier Team)
19 February: Afghanistan v UAE
19 February: Hong Kong v Oman
21 February: Afghanistan v Oman
20 February: Hong Kong v UAE
20 February: Afghanistan v Hong Kong
22 February: UAE v Oman
24 February: Bangladesh vs India
25 February: Sri Lanka vs TBD
26 February: Bangladesh vs TBD
27 February: India vs Pakistan
28 February: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
29 February: Pakistan vs TBD
1 March: India vs Sri Lanka
2 March: Bangladesh vs Pakistan
3 March: India vs TBD
4 March: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
6 March: Final
See more: Asia Cup 2016 teams squad list
Official broadcasting rights for Asia Cup 2016 holds by Star network. So Star network’s sports platform will bring live coverage of matches on television as well as on internet. Star Sports 1/HD and Star Sports 3/HD to air live telecast of Micromax Asia Cup in Indian sub-continent region. Official website of Star Sports and Hotstar to stream live matches online.
India based viewers can watch the live coverage of Indian cricket team matches on DD National.
United Kingdom and Europe region based viewers can watch live stream online on www.yupptv.com.
Let’s have a look at the full list of broadcasters for Asia Cup 2016.
|India||Star Sports, DD National|
|Pakistan||GEO Super, PTV Sports|
|Sri Lanka||TNL TV|
|Bangladesh||Star, Channel 9|
|United Kingdom||Life OK|
|Middle East and North Africa||OSN Cricket|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport|