All about Asia Cup T20 2016

Asia cup is cricket tournament established in 1983. It is Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Asia Cup 2016, men’s One Day International and Twenty20 International Cricket Tournament. This tournament is held to promote goodwill between Asian countries. It is supposed to be held after every two years.

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So far, thirteen Asia Cup tournaments have been scheduled and out of which twelve have been held. India and Sri Lanka has been the winner five times and Pakistan has been winner twice.

Asia-Cup-T20- 2016

Asia cup is played on a One Day International. Only in this year 2016 Asia cup will be played in Twenty20 International format and will be treated as a preparation of 2016 ICC World Twenty20. Well, this article will have everything you want to know About 2016 Asia Cup.

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This year 2016 Asia Cup is being held in Bangladesh. This tournament has started from 24th February and will go on till 6th March 2016. There are five countries participating in this tournament:

  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • United Arab Emirates

So far, in 2016 Asia Cup seven matches have been played. India has already qualified for the finals to be held on 6th March 2016. The summary of the matches played in 2016 Asia Cup is:

Date of match Countries Winning Country
24th February 2016  

India       vs      Bangladesh


India won by 45 runs
25th February 2016  

Sri Lanka   vs    Unites Arab Emirates


Sri Lanka won by 14 runs
26th February 2016  

Bangladesh   vs Unites Arab Emirates


Bangladesh won by 51 runs
27th February 2016  

Pakistan       vs        India


India won by 5 wickets
28th February 2016  

Bangladesh       vs       Sri Lanka


Bangladesh won by 23 runs
29th February 2016  

Unites Arab Emirates   vs     Pakistan


Pakistan won by 7 wickets
1st March 2016  

Sri Lanka     vs     India


India won by 5 wickets
2nd March 2016  

Bangladesh     vs     Pakistan


To be held
3rd March 2016  

India     vs       Unites Arab Emirates


To be held
4th March 2016  

Pakistan       vs     Sri Lanka


To be held
6th March 2016  

India         vs       To be decided


Final Match to be held


Each team is given points on the basis of the matches played, won and the net run rate. Depending on the score the teams qualify for the finals. So far India is the first qualifying team in 2016 Asia Cup. The following is the points table which is a synopsis of the all the matches played do far. :



Played Won Lost Tie Points Net Run Rate



2 2 0 0 4 +1.97



3 2 1 0 4 +.483

Sri Lanka


2 1 1 0 2 -.225



2 1 1 0 2 -.494

United Arab Emirates


3 0 3 0 0 -1.266


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