The Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled from Saturday, 27 August 2022 and will extend till 11 September 2022. This 15th edition of the cricket championship will commence with a face-off between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.
The fans are keenly waiting for the challenge between India and Pakistan which is scheduled for the 28th of August, Sunday. There will be 13 matches in the Asia Cup 2022, with the last match between TBC vs TBC on September 11.
The tournament will be played in the United Arab Emirates, however, Sri Lanka is the official host but due to ongoing political issues in the country, there had be alterations in the schedule and venues. This time the championship will be played in the T20 format and will be marked as a preparatory tournament for the World Cup scheduled in Australia at the end of the year.
Since 2016, the cup is played on a rotational basis between the T20 and ODI formats, depending on the upcoming ICC tournament. The six teams will be facing each other in the championship. Currently, there are two groups for Asia Cup 2022:
The Following is the Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
|Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 1st Match, Group B||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Aug 27, Sat||7:30 PM IST|
|India vs Pakistan, 2nd Match, Group A||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Aug 28, Sun||7:30 PM IST|
|Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, 3rd Match, Group B||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||Aug 30, Tue||7:30 PM IST|
|India vs Hong Kong, 4th Match, Group A||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Aug 31, Wed||7:30 PM IST|
|Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 5th Match, Group B||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 01, Thu||7:30 PM IST|
|Pakistan vs Hong Kong, 6th Match, Group A||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||Sep 02, Fri||7:30 PM IST|
|Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Super Four, Match 1 (B1 v B2)||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||Sep 03, Sat||7:30 PM IST|
|India vs Pakistan, Super Four, Match 2 (A1 v A2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 04, Sun||7:30 PM IST|
|India vs Sri Lanka, Super Four, Match 3 (A1 v B1)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 06, Tue||7:30 PM IST|
|Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Super Four, Match 4 (A2 v B2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 07, Wed||7:30 PM IST|
|India vs Afghanistan, Super Four, Match 5 (A1 v B2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 08, Thu||7:30 PM IST|
|Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Super Four, Match 6 (B1 v A2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 09, Fri||7:30 PM IST|
|TBC vs TBC, Final||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sep 11, Sun||7:30 PM IST|
ASIA CUP 2022 Teams
Asia Cup 2022 Groups
Full Squads of Asia Cup Teams
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (VC), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc) Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir.
Dasun Shanaka (capt), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Dinesh Chandimal
Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed
Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran (VC), Afsar Zazai (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujib ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Rashid Khan and Samiullah Shinwari
The Asia Cup was played in 1984 for the first time in the United Arab Emirates with three teams – India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. The title was won by India by acing the maximum matches, followed by Sri Lanka.