Date of publication: | Saturday, August 20, 2022, 2:15 PM (IST)
Asia Cup 2022: The commission for the 15th season of the Asia Cup will be held in the UAE from August 27. The final match will be played on September 11. Earlier, this tournament was supposed to be held in Sri Lanka, but in the last few months, due to the worsening political situation and economic crisis, it was shifted to the UAE. 6 teams will participate in the Asian Cup. For the group stage, 3-3 teams are divided. Indian players will have to undergo a fitness test before leaving for the Asia Cup. All the players will reach the NCA in Bengaluru on August 18. The players must go through the fitness camp on August 20. The team will then leave for Dubai on August 23. Deepak Hooda and Avesh Khan who are in the squads for both Zimbabwe ODI and Asia Cup. Both will reach Dubai directly after the series ends on August 22.
In what format will the Asian Cup be held?
India, Pakistan and the team that reaches the qualifying stage are placed in Group A. In Group B are Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Out of them the top 2 teams will reach the Super 4. Here the tournament will continue in a round robin phase. Each team has to play matches against each other. The final will be held between the top 2 teams.
It will be organized in the UAE for the second time
The first match of the Asia Cup will be played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai on August 27. The Super 4 stage matches will take place from September 3 to 9. The last edition of the Asia Cup was also held in the UAE in 2018. This is the second time after 2016 that the Asia Cup will be held in the T20 format.
Asian Cup 2022 schedule
2022 Asian Cup squad
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan .
Standby: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar.
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir.
Mohammad Nabi (Captain), Najibullah Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Aimatullah Omerzai, Farid Ahmed Malik, Fazlhaq Farooqui, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Jardan, Karim Jannat, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Najibullah Zardan, Noor Ahmed Rahman, Najibullah Zahid Rahmed, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samullah Shinwari. On standby: Nijat Masood, Qais Ahmed and Sharafuddin Ashraf.
India and Sri Lanka are yet to announce the squad.
Asia Cup Live TV and Live Streaming Details
India-Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster of the tournament. Disney+ Hotstar will offer live streaming.
Pakistan – PTV and Ten Sports are the official broadcasters of the tournament.
Bangladesh- Ghazi TV will broadcast all the matches of the tournament.
Afghanistan – Ariana TV will present live coverage of the tournament.
Australia – Fox Sports will present the action of the tournament live.
New Zealand – Sky Sports will present live action from the tournament in New Zealand.
South Africa – SuperSport Network will broadcast the tournament live.
America – Willow TV will broadcast the tournament live in the USA.
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