Dubai, 27 August 2018: The Unimoni Asia Cup 2018, featuring six teams will be played in the UAE from 15th to 28th September 2018.
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Winner of Asia Cup Qualifier will make the sixth team competing in the tournament. Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 will be played in ODI format and includes a total of 13 matches, including the final. The matches will be played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Unimoni and UAE Exchange are category-leading brands in money transfer, foreign exchange, payments and credit solutions, forming a part of the Finablr group, and are the title sponsors of the tournament.
Commenting on the association with Unimoni Asia Cup 2018, Finablr Founder and Chairman, Dr. B.R. Shetty, said, "It is a matter of great pride for Finablr that Unimoni and UAE Exchange are associated with Asia Cup 2018. As a group, we have always believed in connecting with our customers on the things they love, and cricket is loved by billions of people across the globe."
The curtain raiser of the tournament will be played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on 15th September 2018, and the finals will be played on 28th September 2018 at the Dubai Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE. This is the third time that Asia Cup is held in the UAE.
The Media, Broadcasting, Mobile and Internet Rights of Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 is owned by Star India.
Speaking on the Asia Cup, Gautam Thakar, CEO Star Sports, said, "Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 is probably cricket’s most high-profile event in Asia. The contest sets the stage for a clash of the Asian neighbours. With past finalist’s Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, rising stars Afghanistan and arguably the world’s biggest cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan, this promises to be a highly charged ODI contest. We look forward to showing our viewers great cricketing action on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar"
Mr. Sultan Rana, Events & Development Manager of ACC, said that, "ACC is delighted to have Unimoni as the title sponsor of the Asia Cup 2018, which is a much awaited competition by cricket lovers all around the globe and significant following of the Event shows its popularity of the event across the world."