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Women's Asia Cup 2024: The date of India vs Pakistan fixture changed

The women's Asia Cup T20 C'ship starts with a mouth-watering clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 26 Jun 2024 4:05 AM GMT

The Women's Asia Cup T20 Championships will start with an exciting clash between India and Pakistan on July 19 in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, according to the revised fixture announced by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday.

The match between India and their arch-rival Pakistan was initially scheduled for July 21 but was rescheduled to July 19. India were initially set to play the UAE on July 19, but that match has been moved to July 21.

India and Pakistan Drawn Together in Group A

Defending champions India have been grouped with arch-rivals Pakistan, along with the UAE and Nepal in Group A. The nine-day tournament will feature eight teams, unlike the last edition when seven teams featured in the tournament.

The teams have been divided into two groups. Group B featured Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Malaysia. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semifinals on July 26, with the final set for July 28.

All-Women Affair

The Asia Cup, set to feature an all-women umpire panel as in the previous edition, is a significant event leading up to the T20 World Cup, which will take place in Bangladesh starting in September.

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