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Asia Cup 2022: Schedule, squads, teams, matches, format, live telecast and all you need to know


Asia Cup 2022: Schedule, squads, teams, matches, format, live telecast: The Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in the UAE from August 27. The excitement amongst the fans for the six-nation continental tournament is growing with each passing day. 

Originally, the Asia Cup 2022 was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka, but it was later moved out of the island country after Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) decided to postpone the 3rd edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

The fifteenth edition of the Asia Cup will see a curtain raiser match on August 27 and the summit clash will be held on September 11 in Dubai. Team India will kickstart its campaign on 28th August against neighbours, Pakistan in the Dubai International Stadium.

This article will lead you through Asia Cup 2022: Schedule, squads, teams, matches, format, live telecast and all you need to know.

Asia Cup 2022 Teams:

Six teams from the Asian continent participate in the Asia Cup 2022. While India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka get automatic qualification, one from UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong compete in the qualifying round to join the top five teams.

Asia Cup 2022 – Schedule:

DateMatchVenueTime IST
Aug 17Sri Lanka vs AfghanistanDubai7:30 PM 
Aug 28India vs PakistanDubai7:30 PM 
Aug 30Bangladesh vs AfghanistanSharjah7:30 PM 
Aug 31India vs QualifierDubai7:30 PM 
Sep 1Sri Lanka vs BangladeshDubai7:30 PM 
Sep 2Pakistan vs QualifierSharjah7:30 PM 
Sep 3B1 vs B2Sharjah7:30 PM 
Sep 4A1 vs A2Dubai7:30 PM 
Sep 6A1 vs B1Dubai7:30 PM 
Sep 7A2 vs B2Dubai7:30 PM 
Sep 8A1 vs B2Dubai7:30 PM 
Sep 9B1 vs A2Dubai7:30 PM 
Sep 11FinalDubai7:30 PM

Asia Cup 2022 Teams and Squads:

India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul (vc), Virat Kohli, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Fakhar Zaman,Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir.

Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka are yet to name their squad for the Asia Cup 2022.

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Asia Cup 2022 Format:

The upcoming Asia Cup 2022 will be played in the T20 format. The fifteenth edition of the Asia Cup will be the second time when the tournament will be held in the 20-overs format. The first time Asia Cup was held in the T20 format was in 2016.

Asia Cup 2022 Live Telecast and Broadcasting:

CountryLive Telecast and Broadcast Channels
IndiaStar Sports network
PakistanPTV Sports and Ten Sports
BangladeshGazi TV (GTV)
Australia and New ZealandYupp TV
South AfricaSuperSport network
The USA and UKHotstar 
Middle EastOSN Sports Cricket

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Mohit Tiwari
Mohit Tiwari
Mohit is an experienced author at ICC Cricket Schedule, with a wealth of knowledge spanning 5 years. He specializes in crafting articles on various aspects of cricket, including news updates, fantasy cricket tips, statistical analysis, and insightful commentary.

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