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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 21 November 2018

India v Pakistan and other Asia Cup match tickets in UAE to go on sale

Tickets for the competition that runs from September 15-28 start from Dh20 rising to Dh750 and are on sale from Monday
UAE cricket fans have the chance to see Virat Kohli and India in action in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the Asia Cup. AFP

Tickets for India v Pakistan and the other games in the Asia Cup 2018 being held in the UAE are to go on sale from Monday.

Tickets for the competition, which are priced from Dh20 to Dh750, will be available via the online booking site Platinumlist and at retail outlets across the UAE from Monday.

Fans can also buy season tickets for both the Abu Dhabi Cricket Stadium and the Dubai International Stadium.

The pick of the group matches is defending champions India taking on Pakistan on September 19 in Dubai.

They are both in Group A along with a qualifier, who will be decided upon later this month with UAE among the six sides in contention.

Group B is made up of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh play the opening game of the tournament on September 15.

Khalid Al Zarooni, vice chairman, Emirates Cricket Board said, “We are proud to host the 2018 Asia Cup in the UAE, which promises to be a thrilling festival of cricket with some of the world’s best players battling it out on the field.

“The game of cricket is hugely popular here in the UAE, and we are sure there will be a fantastic atmosphere in the stands as well as great entertainment on the field throughout the tournament.”

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Schedule for Asia Cup

Sept 15: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka (Dubai)

Sept 16: Pakistan v Qualifier (Dubai)

Sept 17: Sri Lanka v Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi)

Sept 18: India v Qualifier (Dubai)

Sept 19: India v Pakistan (Dubai)

Sept 20: Bangladesh v Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi) Super Four

Sept 21: Group A Winner v Group B Runner-up (Dubai) 

Sept 21: Group B Winner v Group A Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

Sept 23: Group A Winner v Group A Runner-up (Dubai)

Sept 23: Group B Winner v Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

Sept 25: Group A Winner v Group B Winner (Dubai)

Sept 26: Group A Runner-up v Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

Sept 28: Final (Dubai)