Asia Cup 2022 India Squad, Schedule, Match List, Format, Date, Live Telecast & Broadcast: The fifteenth edition of the Asia Cup 2022 is slated to commence on August 27 while the tournament’s summit clash is scheduled on September 11. The six-team competition will be critical for all the participating teams as it would give a clear indication of how the respective side would perform on the world stage in the T20 World Cup 2022.
Social media has been set abuzz by the fans with their discussions and chatter around the tournament. The excitement has crossed boundaries, especially for the India-Pakistan fixture.
The schedule for the Asia Cup 2022 has already been announced by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). The entire competition will be staged in the UAE, however, the hosting rights will be retained by Sri Lanka.
The decision to shift Asia Cup 2022 from Sri Lanka to the UAE came after the former cricket board chose to postpone its flagship T20 league (Lanka Premier League) due to ongoing political unsettlement in the country.
Six teams will participate in the tournament. While five teams will get a ticket for direct qualification, one fringe Asian side will have to play the qualifying stage and join the other five teams.
This article will lead you through Asia Cup 2022 India Squad, Schedule, Match List, Format, Date, Live Telecast & Broadcast.
Asia Cup 2022 Teams:
As many as six teams will participate in the Asia Cup 2022. As mentioned above, while five teams will get a direct qualification, one team from Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore, and UAE will join the five direct qualifiers after competing in the qualifying round and winning it.
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule:
The Asia Cup 2022 is set to begin on August 27 with host Sri Lanka playing against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the most-anticipated India vs Pakistan fixture will be held on August 28. The final of the tournament will be held on September 11 in the Dubai International Stadium.
|Aug 27||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Aug 28||India vs Pakistan||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Aug 30||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Sharjah||7:30 PM|
|Aug 31||India vs Qualifier||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 1||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 2||Pakistan vs Qualifier||Sharjah||7:30 PM|
|Sep 3||B1 vs B2||Sharjah||7:30 PM|
|Sep 4||A1 vs A2||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 6||A1 vs B1||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 7||A2 vs B2||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 8||A1 vs B2||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 9||B1 vs A2||Dubai||7:30 PM|
|Sep 11||Final||Dubai||7:30 PM|
Asia Cup 2022 Format:
This edition’s Asia Cup 2022 is set to be played in the T20 format due to the approaching mega ICC event. In the wake of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Down Under, the officials have decided to host the Asia Cup 2022 in the T20 Format. The last time Asia Cup was held in the T20 format was back in 2016.
Team India are the defending champions of the tournament and are the most crowned side in the Asia Cup.
Asia Cup 2022 India Squad:
India Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (vc), R Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, R Jadeja, Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c),
Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Usman Qadir.
Afghanistan Squad: Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Afsar Zazai (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran (vc), Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Mujib ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Hazratullah Zazai, and Samiullah Shinwari.
Reserves: Nijat Masoud, Qais Ahmad, and Sharafuddin Ashraf
Bangladesh Squad: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Nasum Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Sabbir Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed
NOTE: Sri Lanka is yet to announce its squad for the Asia Cup 2022.
Asia Cup 2022 Live Telecast & Broadcasting Details:
|Country||Live Telecast and Broadcast Channels|
|India||Star Sports network|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports and Ten Sports|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV)|
|Australia and New Zealand||Yupp TV|
|South Africa||SuperSport network|
|The USA and UK||Hotstar|
|Middle East||OSN Sports Cricket|