Asia Cup 2020
Administrator Asian Cricket Council
Cricket Format Twenty20 International
Tournament Format
Hosts Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
Participants 6
Matches Played
Most runs
Most wickets
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The 2020 Asia Cup will be the 15th edition of the Asia Cup cricket tournament. The matches will be played as Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) and it scheduled to be held in Pakistan in September 2020. India are the defending champions.

In December 2018, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) were granted the rights to host the tournament by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). However, it was unclear if the matches will be played in Pakistan or the United Arab Emirates. After the announcement was made, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) requested that the PCB change the event's venue due to ongoing security concerns. Pakistan last held a multi-team international tournament in 2008, with the 2008 Asia Cup. Since then, only a handful of international matches have taken place in Pakistan following the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team. In May 2019, the ACC confirmed that Pakistan will host the tournament. The decision to host the tournament in Pakistan raised doubts over India's participation, with the ongoing political tension between the two countries.

Teams and qualifications

Means of qualification Date Host Berths Qualified
ICC Full Member N/A N/A 5

Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan
Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh
Flag of India India
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka

Qualifier August 2020 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia 1 TBA
Total 6

Asia Cup vte
Tournament (ODI) United Arab Emirates 1984Sri Lanka 1986Bangladesh 1988India 1990–91United Arab Emirates 1995Sri Lanka 1997Bangladesh 2000Sri Lanka 2004Pakistan 2008Sri Lanka 2010Bangladesh 2012Bangladesh 2014United Arab Emirates 2018
Tournament (T20I) Bangladesh 2016Pakistan 2020
Squads 1984198619881990-911995199720002004200820102012201420162018
Qualifier 198620042008201620182020
Asia Cup Final 2010201620182020

International cricket in 2020–21 vte
September 20' England in IndiaAsia CupWomen's Twenty20 Asia CupNamibia Tri-Nation SeriesMalaysia Cricket World Cup Challenge League A
October 20' 2020 South American Men's Cricket Championship2020 South American Women's Cricket ChampionshipIndia in AustraliaPakistan in South AfricaBangladesh in New ZealandZimbabwe in Sri LankaICC Men's T20 World Cup
November 20' Zimbabwe in Pakistan
December 20' Pakistan in New ZealandSri Lanka in BangladeshUAE Tri-Nation Series
January 21' Women's Cricket World CupOman Tri-Nation Series
February 21' Nepal Tri-Nation Series
March 21'
April 21 PNG Tri-Nation Series
Ongoing World Test ChampionshipCricket World Cup Super LeagueCricket World Cup League 2Cricket World Cup Challenge LeagueAssociate T20I cricket

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