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MIRPUR (Staff Report) – India will Thursday (today) face off United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the ninth match of main round of 2016 Asia Cup at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

The match will start at 19:00 (Local Time) and 18:30 (Pakistan Standard Time).

According to the points table, India is number one with six points and followed by Bangladesh  which has also won three games at the mega event. Pakistana and Sri Lanka each have two points with one match won each. UAE has not won any game at the event.

As many as ten matches will be played between five participant teams; Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates; in the main round. Two top teams, India and Bangladesh, will play final match on March 6 at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.

Earlier United Arab Emirates qualified for the main round by remaining number one among Afghanistan, Nepal and Hong Kong in the first round.

This is the first time when Asia Cup is being played in T20 format. All of the matches will be day/night and played at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

India Squad:

MS Dhoni (c), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh​, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pawan Negi.

UAE Squad:

Amjad Javed (c), Swapnil Patil, Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Kaleem, Mohammad Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Mohammad Usman, Mohammad Naveed, Saqlain Haider, Ahmed Raza, Qadeer Ahmed, Usman Mushtaq, Fahad Tariq, Farhan Ahmed, Zaheer Maqsood.

Live Score Card India vs UAE:

Points Table:

Position Team Pld W L T NR Pts
1  Bangladesh 4  3  1  0  0  6
2  India 3  3  0  0  0  6
3  Pakistan  3  1  2  0  0  2
4  Sri Lanka  3  1 2 0 0  2
5  United Arab Emirates  3  0  3  0  0  0

Full Schedule of Asia Cup 2016:

Bangladesh vs India (India won by 45 runs)
Match 1
Date-24/02/2016
Time –  18:30(PST)
          Bangladesh Vs   India Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Sri Lanka vs UAE (Sri Lanka won by 14 runs)
Match 2
Date- 25/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Sri Lanka Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs UAE (Bangladesh won by 51 runs)
Match 3
Date- 26/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs Pakistan (India won by 5 wickets)
Match 4
Date-27/02/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs Pakistan Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Bangladesh won by 23 runs)
Match 5
Date- 28/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Pakistan vs UAE (Pakistan won by 7 wickets)
Match 6
Date-29/02/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Pakistan Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs Sri Lanka (India won by 5 wickets)
Match 7
Date-01/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs Pakistan (Bangladesh won by 5 wickets)
Match 8
Date-02/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs Pakistan Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs UAE 
Match 9
Date-03/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Match 10
Date-04/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Asia Cup 2016 Final Match
Match 11
Date- 06/03/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
TBD Vs TBD Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium