India begin Asia Cup campaign against Sri Lanka in Dhaka

Updated: 26 December 2011 20:47 IST

Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the four-nation Asia Cup cricket tournament against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium here on March 13.

Dhaka:

Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the four-nation Asia Cup cricket tournament against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium here on March 13.

India have their game against Pakistan scheduled for March 18.

All the matches will be played in Dhaka from March 12 to 22 next year, informed Asian Cricket Council chief executive Syed Ashraful Huq.

"All teams have confirmed their participation in the tournament," said Huq.

India won the last edition of the competition in June 2010 after beating hosts Sri Lanka in Dambulla.

Asia Cup schedule:

March 12: Bangladesh v Pakistan
March 13: India v Sri Lanka
March 15: Pakistan v Sri Lanka
March 16: India v Bangladesh
March 18: India v Pakistan
March 20: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh
March 22: Final
March 23: Reserve day.

Topics : Cricket India Pakistan
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