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ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup set to begin tomorrow

  • Published at 10:24 pm November 12th, 2019
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Hosts Bangladesh have been placed in Group B along with India, Hong Kong and Nepal

The Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 is set to begin Thursday. The matches of the eight-team tournament will be held in Cox’s Bazar, Savar and Mirpur. 

Hosts Bangladesh have been placed in Group B along with India, Hong Kong and Nepal, while Group A is comprised of defending champions Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Oman.

Bangladesh will face Hong Kong on the opening day at BKSP, before facing India on November 16 and Nepal on November 18 at the same venue. 

The top two teams from each of the group will play in the semi-finals on November 20 and 21, while the final will be held on November 23. The semi-finals and final will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.

Bangladesh Squad : Nazmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Naim Sheikh, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Afif Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Minhajul Abedin Afridi, Aminul Islam Biplob, Soumya Sarkar, Tanvir Islam, Mahmud Hasan, Mehede Rana, Sumon Khan, Mahidul Islam Bhuiyan, Abu Hider Rony and Mahadi Hasan.