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)
Host Sri Lanka
Co-Host United Arab Emirates (due to the Sri Lanka crisis)
Year 2022
Game Cricket
Format T20 (20 Over)
Last Edition 2018
Defending Champions India
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

Players Playing Role
Rohit Sharma (Captain) Batter
KL Rahul (vice-captain) Batter
Virat Kohli Batter
Suryakumar Yadav Batter
Deepak Hooda Batting Allrounder
Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper) Wicketkeeper Batter
Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper) Wicketkeeper Batter
Hardik Pandya Allrounder
Ravindra Jadeja Allrounder
R. Ashwin Bowling Allrounder
Yuzvendra Chahal Bowler
Ravi Bishnoi Bowler
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bowler
Arshdeep Singh Bowler
Avesh Khan Bowler

Standby Players

Players Playing Role
Shreyas Iyer Batter
Deepak Chahar Bowler
Axar Patel 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.
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Pakistan Asia Cup Squad 2022

Players Playing Role
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

Players Playing Role
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
Hashmatullah Shahidi Batter
Hazratullah Zazai Batter
Ibrahim Zadran Batter
Karim Janat Allrounder
Mujib ur Rahman Bowler
Naveen ul Haq Bowler
Noor Ahmad Bowler
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK) Wicketkeeper Batter
Rashid Khan Bowling Allrounder
Samiullah Shinwari Allrounder
Usman Ghani Batter

Standby Players

Players Playing Role
Nijat Masoud Bowler
Qais Ahmad Bowler
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

Players Playing Role
Dasun Shanaka (Captain) Allrounder
Pathum Nissanka Batter
Kusal Mendis Wicketkeeper Batter
Charith Asalanka (VC) Batter
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Batter
Danushka Gunathilaka Batter
Wanindu Hasaranga Allrounder
Nuwanindu Fernando Batter
Chamika Karunaratne Bowling Allrounder
Dushmantha Chameera Bowler
Maheesh Theekshana Bowler
Binura Fernando Bowler
Matheesha Pathirana Bowler
Praveen Jayawickrema Bowler
Jeffrey Vandersay Bowler
Dhananjaya de Silva Allrounder
Ashen Bandara Batter
Dilshan Madushanka Bowler
Dinesh Chandimal Wicketkeeper Batter
Kasun Rajitha Bowler

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

Players Playing Role
Shakib Al Hasan (Captain) Allrounder
Anamul Haque Bijoy Batter
Mushfiqur Rahim Wicketkeeper Batter
Afif Hossain Batting Allrounder
Musaddek Hossain Saikat Allrounder
Mahmud Ullah Allrounder
Shak Mahedi Hasan Allrounder
Mohammad Shaif Uddin Bowling Allrounder
Hasan Mahmud Bowler
Mustafizur Rahman Bowler
Nasum Ahmed Bowler
Shabbir Rahaman Batter
Mehidy Hasan Miraz Allrounder
Nurul Hasan Sohan Wicketkeeper Batter
Taskin Ahmed Bowler
Ebadot Hossain Bowler
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.

Edition Year Host Winner Runner-up
1st 1984 UAE India Sri Lanka
2nd 1986 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Pakistan
3rd 1988 Bangladesh India Sri Lanka
4th 1990 India India Sri Lanka
5th 1995 UAE India Sri Lanka
6th 1997 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka India
7th 2000 Bangladesh Pakistan Sri Lanka
8th 2004 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka India
9th 2008 Pakistan Sri Lanka India
10th 2010 Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka
11th 2012 Bangladesh Pakistan Bangladesh
12th 2014 Bangladesh Sri Lanka Pakistan
13th 2016 Bangladesh India Bangladesh
14th 2018 UAE India Bangladesh
15th 2022 Sri Lanka TBD TBD

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.

Team Match Win Lost Tied NR Point NRR
India              
Pakistan              
Bangladesh              
Sri Lanka              
Afghanistan              
TBC              

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
🇮🇳 India 🇱🇰 Sri Lanka
🇵🇰 Pakistan 🇧🇩 Bangladesh
  TBC 🇦🇫 Afghanistan

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.

Country Streaming Platform
India Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports and Ten Sports
Bangladesh Ghazi TV
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

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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?

India

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?

Rohit Sharma

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.

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