Asia Cup 2022: The Asia Cup 2022 will be the 15th edition of the Asia Cup cricket tournament played as Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in the United Arab Emirates from 27th August to 11th September 2022.
The tournament, which was originally scheduled to take place in September 2020, was postponed to July 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was then rescheduled for June 2021 in Sri Lanka, and it was postponed again. After retaining the rights to host the 2022 edition, Pakistan was set to host the tournament.
However, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced in October 2021 that Sri Lanka would host the tournament in 2022, with Pakistan hosting the 2023 edition. India is the current defending champion.
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) informed the ACC on July 21, 2022, that they would be unable to host the tournament due to the country’s economic and political crisis. The ACC confirmed on July 27, 2022, that the tournament would be held in the United Arab Emirates, with Sri Lanka Cricket serving as hosts. The tournament schedule was released on August 2, 2022.
|Tournament Name||Asia Cup 2022|
|Conducted By||ACC (Asian Cricket Council)|
|Co-Host||United Arab Emirates (due to the Sri Lanka crisis)|
|Format||T20 (20 Over)|
|Participating Teams||6 (IND, PAK, SL, AFG, BAN, TBC)|
|Dates||27th August to 11th September 2022|
|Prize Amount||200000 USD|
Asia Cup 2022: Squad, Schedule, Points Table, and Venue
All Cricket Board have already announced their squad for the Asia Cup 2022. Squads are listed below.
India Squad for Asia Cup 2022:
BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) has announced the team India squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 8 August 2022.
- Harshal Patel and Jasprit Bumrah are not available for selection due to their injuries.
- Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, and Axar Patel are named as Standby players for Asia Cup.
Team India Asia Cup Squad 2022
|Rohit Sharma (Captain)||Batter|
|KL Rahul (vice-captain)||Batter|
|Deepak Hooda||Batting Allrounder|
|Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper)||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper)||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|R. Ashwin||Bowling Allrounder|
Pakistan Squad for Asia Cup 2022:
PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has announced the Pakistan squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 3rd August 2022.
- Shaheen Afridi ruled out of Asia Cup 2022.
- Experienced Hasan Ali is part of the Squad as Young Pacer Naseem Shah replaces him in the squad.
Pakistan Asia Cup Squad 2022
|Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab),||Batter|
|Shadab Khan (vice-captain) (Northern),||Allrounder|
|Asif Ali (Northern),||Batter|
|Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa),||Batter|
|Haider Ali (Northern),||Batter|
|Haris Rauf (Northern),||Bowler|
|Iftikhar Ahmed (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa),||Batting Allrounder|
|Khushdil Shah (Southern Punjab),||Batting Allrounder|
|Mohammad Nawaz (Northern),||Bowling Allrounder|
|Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa),||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)||Bowling Allrounder|
|Naseem Shah (Southern Punjab)||Bowler|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)||Bowler|
|Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh)||Bowler|
|Usman Qadir (Central Punjab)||Bowler|
Afghanistan Squad for Asia Cup 2022:
ACB (Afghanistan Cricket Board) has announced the Afghanistan squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 16th August 2022.
- Samiullah Shinwari made his comeback after more than 2 years as he last played an International game in March 2022. But he has done good in Shpageeza Cricket League 2022 and impressed selectors to get a spot on the National side.
- Nijat Masoud, Qais Ahmad, and Sharafuddin Ashraf are added as reserved players for the Afghanistan team.
Afghanistan Asia Cup Squad 2022
|Mohammad Nabi (C)||Allrounder|
|Najibullah Zadran (VC)||Batter|
|Afsar Zazai (WK)||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Azmatullah Omarzai||Bowling Allrounder|
|Farid Ahmad Malik||Bowler|
|Fazal Haq Farooqi||Bowler|
|Mujib ur Rahman||Bowler|
|Naveen ul Haq||Bowler|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Rashid Khan||Bowling Allrounder|
|Sharafuddin Ashraf||Bowling Allrounder|
Sri Lanka Squad for Asia Cup 2022:
SLC (Sri Lanka Cricket Board) announced their squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 20th August 2022. Here is the Sri Lanka Squad for Asia Cup 2022.
- 19 years old Pacer Matheesha Pathirana named in the Squad.
- Dinesh Chandimal is also part of the 20 players squad for the Asia Cup.
Sri Lanka Asia Cup Squad 2022
|Dasun Shanaka (Captain)||Allrounder|
|Kusal Mendis||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Charith Asalanka (VC)||Batter|
|Chamika Karunaratne||Bowling Allrounder|
|Dhananjaya de Silva||Allrounder|
|Dinesh Chandimal||Wicketkeeper Batter|
Bangladesh Squad for Asia Cup 2022:
BCB (Bangladesh Cricket Board) has announced the Bangladesh squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 13th August 2022.
- Star Allrounder Shakib Al Hasan named Captain for Asia Cup and T20 World Cup 2022.
- Liton Das misses from the squad due to injury.
Bangladesh Asia Cup Squad 2022
|Shakib Al Hasan (Captain)||Allrounder|
|Anamul Haque Bijoy||Batter|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Afif Hossain||Batting Allrounder|
|Musaddek Hossain Saikat||Allrounder|
|Shak Mahedi Hasan||Allrounder|
|Mohammad Shaif Uddin||Bowling Allrounder|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||Allrounder|
|Nurul Hasan Sohan||Wicketkeeper Batter|
|Parvez Hossain Emon||Batter|
Asia Cup Winners List:
The 15th Edition of the Asia Cup is scheduled to be played in 2022 but we gonna take a look at the last 14 editions’ winners and runners-up.
|2nd||1986||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka||Pakistan|
|6th||1997||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka||India|
|8th||2004||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka||India|
|10th||2010||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule:
Here is the complete schedule for Asia Cup 2022. All Matches are scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST.
|Match No.||Date||Home Team||Away Team||Venu|
|1||27-Aug-2022||Sri Lanka||Afghanistan||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|2||28-Aug-2022||India||Pakistan||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|3||30-Aug-2022||Bangladesh||Afghanistan||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|4||31-Aug-2022||India||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|5||01-Sep-2022||Sri Lanka||Bangladesh||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|6||02-Sep-2022||Pakistan||TBC||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|7||03-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|8||04-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|9||06-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|10||07-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|11||08-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|12||09-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|13||11-Sep-2022||TBC||TBC||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
Asia Cup 2022 Teams:
In the 15th edition of Asia Cup, 2022 total of 6 teams is participating. where five teams are already qualified but for the 6th spot, there are four teams (Kuwait, UAE, Singapore, and Hong Kong) set to play qualifier matches.
Kuwait, Singapore, UAE, and Hong Kong will play qualifier matches against each other and the winner of the qualifier matches will participate in the Asia Cup as the 6th team.
|Teams||Asia Cup||Current Captains|
|India||7 times Winner||Rohit Sharma|
|Sri Lanka||5 times Winner||Dasun Shanaka|
|Pakistan||2 times Winner||Babar Azam|
|Bangladesh||Not won yet||Shakib Al Hasan|
|Afghanistan||Not won yet||Mohammad Nabi|
|TBC||Not won yet||TBC|
Asia Cup 2022 Points Table:
In the 15th edition of Asia Cup, 2022 total of 6 teams are participating but they are yet to face each other as the tournament is scheduled to begin on 27th August. We’ll update the points table as it is processed.
Asia Cup 2022 Groups:
All 6 participating teams are divided into two groups. Where India, Pakistan, and the Winner of Qualifiers will be part of Team A while Group has Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan.
|Group A||Group B|
Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming / Telecast Details:
The Asia Cup 2022 will be exciting for all cricket fans because whenever India and Pakistan meet in a cricket stadium. The match is very exciting for both Indian and Pakistani fans.
The Asia Cup is in high demand in India and Pakistan, providing a great opportunity for telecasters to earn money through broadcast. Here are some ways to watch Asia Cup 2022 for free in your home country.
|India||Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports and Ten Sports|
|Afghanistan||Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar|
|Sri Lanka||Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar|
|UK and USA||Hotstar|
|Australia and South Africa||Super Sports and Yupp TV|
|New Zealand||Yupp TV|
Asia Cup 2022 FAQs:
Who will host the Asia Cup Cricket 2022?
Sri Lanka will host Asia Cup 2022 but matches are scheduled to play in UAE due to the Sri Lankan crisis.
How many times India won Asia Cup?
India won seven Asia Cup till now
Who is the most winner of Asia Cup?
How many teams in Asia Cup 2022?
Six teams are participating in Asia Cup 2022.
Who won the last Asia Cup?
India won the last Asia Cup.
Who is the captain of India in Asia Cup 2022?
Why Bumrah is not in Asia Cup squad?
Jasprit Bumrah is not part of the squad due to injury.
Is Bumrah injured?
Yes, Bumrah is injured and ruled out of Asia Cup 2022.
When will the Asia Cup 2022 end?
The Final match of Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to play on 11th September 2022.
When will Asia Cup 2022 begin?
The First match of Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to play on 27th August 2022.