Monday, February 24, 2014

Asia Cup 2014 Live Streaming Telecast on Star Sports in India

Asia Cup Live Update - Srilanka beats Pakistan in the finals to win the Asia Cup

Asia Cup kicks off in style for the third time in Bangladesh as five Asian teams gear up for supremacy in Asian cricket. The participating teams are India, Srilanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. This would be the 12th Asia Cup where five times champion and current World Champions Indian team would try their luck to win in once again and regain their lost form. As a big news creeps in about MS Dhoni's absence due to an injury in this Asia Cup, Virat Kohli gets a golden opportunity to yet again prove his captaincy skills. Asia Cup 2014 live telecast in India will be available on Star Sports channel.

Teams like India, Srilanka and Pakistan are equally strong and we can't write off Bangladesh's strength at home. Even Afghanistan team would be ready to create some upsets in this Asia cup tournament. The tournament kicks off from 25th February 2014 with Pakistan taking on Srilanka. India will play their first match against hosts Bangladesh on 26th February. Afghanistan will play their first match on 27th February against Pakistani cricket team. Following is the full schedule of Asia Cup 2014 cricket tournament:
25th February 2014 - Pakistan vs Srilanka
26th February 2014 - India vs Bangladesh
27th February 2014 - Pakistan vs Afghanistan
28th February 2014 - India vs Srilanka
1st March 2014 - Afghanistan vs Bangladesh
2nd March 2014 - India vs Pakistan
3rd March 2014 - Srilanka vs Afghanistan
4th March 2014 - Pakistan vs Bangladesh
5th March 2014 - India vs Afghanistan
6th March 2014 - Srilanka vs Bangladesh
8th March 2014 - Final

Lot of eye  balls would be set on the Indian team performance as they have been dismal in the recent away series. Another major win in a big tournament like Asia cup after 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy would be a big confidence booster for the World Champions ahead of T20 World Cup 2014 and ICC World Cup 2015.

A brief information about the venues of Asia Cup 2014. Eleven cricket matches would be played at two venues in Bangladesh.
Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah is a floodlit stadium which also had an honour of hosting a test matc in 2006. This test match was played between Australia and Bangladesh. First ODI was played here in 2006 between Bangladesh and Kenya whereas the most recent one was in 2013 between New Zealand and the home team Bangladesh. The other venue would be the renowned Shere Bangla Stadium situated in the capital city of Dhaka. Established in 2006 and having a seating capacity of more than 20,000 spectators, this stadium has been the major cricketing venue in the country. This venue will hold India vs Pakistan tie which marks the most exciting match of this tournament. Shere Bangla stadium has hosted test, ODI and T20 matches from 2006 to 2014.

As the excitement of Asia Cup 2014 cricket tournament creeps up in the Indian sub-continent, stay tuned with us for more cricket related news, reviews, previews and updates.

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