ASIA CUP TO BE PLAYED IN JUNE 2008

Following a meeting of the Executive Board of the Asian Cricket Council in Delhi, it has been confirmed that the ninth Asia Cup will be played in Pakistan at the end of June 2008.

Bangladesh, India Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be competing with Hong Kong and the UAE. Details of the ODI schedule will be released in due course.

Sri Lanka are the defending champions, having won the event for the third time when it was last held in 2004. India have won the Asia Cup four times, Pakistan once.

Filed December 11 2007