The UAE has been confirmed as the host venue for the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) 2018 Asia Cup One Day International tournament. 

To be played in Abu Dhabi and Dubai from September 13ththrough to 28th(2018), the tournament will see India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan take part.

Emirates Cricket’s Chairman, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, was exceptionally pleased the high-profile and immensely-popular tournament will be played on UAE soil. “Emirates Cricket is very proud for the UAE to be chosen as host venue of the ACC Asia Cup. Our board has very close relationships with our Asian Cricket counterparts and, with the full support of our national sports councils and the Emirates Cricket Board members.”

“This is a very important tournament in the ACC calendar, and one we are extremely pleased to secure, especially during the auspicious ‘Year of Zayed’. We extend our sincere thanks to the ACC, Asia Cup hosts BCCI, and all Member Unions for their trust and unanimous support.” added His Excellency Al Nahayan.

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