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First Look: 2016 Asia Cup Trophy

February 23, 2016 23:21 IST

Skippers Amjad Javed of UAE, Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka, Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh with Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer Micromax Informatics at the unveiling of the Asia Cup T20 trophy in Dhaka on Tuesday

IMAGE: Skippers Amjad Javed of UAE, Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka, Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh with Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer Micromax Informatics (centre) at the unveiling of the Asia Cup T20 trophy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI

The 2016 Asia Cup trophy was unveiled in Dhaka on Tuesday.

The trophy was displayed by the captains of the participating nations.

Lasith Malinga, captain of defending champions Sri Lanka, along with India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, captain of the host nation Mashrafe Mortaza and UAE captain Amjad Javed showed the trophy at the unveiling ceremony.

India play Bangladesh in the tournament opener that kick-starts in Dhaka on Wednesday.

This is the first time that the tournament will be played in Twenty20 format.