Hosts and defending champions Bangladesh will begin the 2022 Women’s T20 Asia Cup against Thailand on October 1, with India taking on Sri Lanka in the second match of the day in Sylhet on October 1, ACC president Jay Shah announced. Twitter on Tuesday. The semi-finals will be played on October 13, with the title clash on October 15. Pakistan will start their campaign against Malaysia on 2 October.
It is also the longest Asia Cup for women, with seven teams – India, the most successful team in the competition’s history, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia and the UAE – in addition to hosts Bangladesh. All matches will take place at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium and Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium, with the first match starting at 9 am local time and the second at 1.30 pm.
No women’s international sport has been held in the country since Pakistan’s tour of Bangladesh in October 2018. The 2022 Asia Cup will also be the first time since the 2014 T20 World Cup that Sylhet will host any women’s international fixtures.