Team India is all set for the upcoming Asia Cup. Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal, and Rohit Sharma reached Dubai on Thursday. The Asia Cup starts from Saturday and six teams will play the 50-over format.
Kedar Jadhav posted a picture on his official Twitter handle along with Rohit Sharma, Dhoni, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Kuldeep Yadav. He captioned the photo, “Flying to Dubai for Asia cup!!!
The all-rounder is making a comeback to the national side post his surgery for a hamstring injury, now we have to wait and watch how things turn out for him. He was injured during this year’s Indian Premier League.
“Some of the players have left for the Asia Cup Thursday while the others will join them,” a BCCI official said.
Chahal also shared a picture on Twitter and wrote, “ Dubai”.
India team will play the first match against Hong Kong on September 18 before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan next day. The battle between the arch rivals is going to be fierce. Virat Kohli is not part of the team and Rohit Sharma would be leading the team in Asia Cup.
Complete Fixtures, Dates & Time Table, Venue of All Asia Cup Matches
League Stage 15 September: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka in Dubai 16 September: Pakistan vs Hong Kong in Dubai 17 September: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi 18 September: India vs Hong Kong in Dubai 19 September: India vs Pakistan in Dubai 20 September: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi Super Fours 21 September: Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up in Dubai 21 September: Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up in Abu Dhabi 23 September: Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up in Dubai 23 September: Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up in Abu Dhabi 25 September: Group A Winner vs Group B Winner in Dubai 26 September: Group A Runner-up vs Group B Runner-up in Abu Dhabi Final 28 September: TBC vs TBC
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