Women’s T20 Asia Cup: India to meet Pakistan on Oct 7

Women’s T20 Asia Cup: India to meet Pakistan on Oct 7

The teams playing in the tournament are India, Pakistan, host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE, Thailand and Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR: India will meet arch-rival Pakistan on October 7 in the Women’s T20 Asia Cup, scheduled to begin in Bangladesh’s Sylhet from next month, Asian Cricket Council president Jay Shah announced on Tuesday.

Seven teams will take part in the 15-day tournament, starting on October 1. The tournament will be held in a round robin format with the top four teams qualifying for the semifinals.

The teams playing in the tournament are India, Pakistan, host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE, Thailand and Malaysia.

Afghanistan doesn’t have a women’s team since the Taliban took over. India starts the campaign on the opening day against Sri Lanka.

It next plays Malaysia (October 3) and UAE (October 4) on successive days before taking on Pakistan.

India plays host Bangladesh on October 8 and the round robin game against minnow Thailand is on October 10. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side will play six league games in 10 days before the probable semifinals on either October 11 or 13th. The final is slated for October 15.

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