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India to face Sri Lanka in Women's Asia Cup opener on October 1

Last updated on 20 Sep 2022 | 05:38 PM
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India to face Sri Lanka in Women's Asia Cup opener on October 1

India will face off against Pakistan on October 7 with Sylhet set to host all the matches for the 2022 edition

Six-time Women's Asia Cup champions India will begin their 2022 campaign against Sri Lanka on October 1 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. The Sylhet International Cricket Stadium and Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium will host all the matches set to be played from October 1 to 15.

Alongside India and Sri Lanka, defending champions Bangladesh, UAE, Thailand, Malaysia and Pakistan are the other participants in the tournament which will be played round-robin format.

Top-four teams will qualify for the semifinals on October 13. All the matches will be played in T20 format.

"I am extremely delighted to announce the schedule for the 8th edition of the #WomensAsiaCup 2022 @ACCMedia1 Get set for some amazing matches & watch the women create history starting 1st October, with the final showdown on 15th October," Asian Cricket Council president and BCCI secretary Jay Shah tweeted on Tuesday.

India, who will finish their tour of England on September 24, are likely to travel on Bangladesh on September 27 or 28 for the preparations.

The Women's Asia Cup has been played every two years in the T20 format since 2012.

India Women's team matches at Asia Cup 2022:

October 1, Saturday - India vs Sri Lanka

October 3, Monday - India vs Malaysia

October 4, Tuesday - India vs UAE

October 7, Friday - India vs Pakistan

October 8, Saturday - India vs Bangladesh

October 10, Monday - India vs Thailand

October 13, Thursday - Semifinals

October 15, Saturday - Final

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