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Asia Cup 2022 Schedule, Squad: The 15th edition of the Asia Cup Tournament is scheduled to kickstart on August 27 with the final match scheduled to play on September 11.
Originally scheduled to be held in September 2020, the tournament was postponed to July 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the tournament was again postponed in June 2021.
While Pakistan retained the rights to host the tournament, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in October 2021 announced that Sri Lanka would host the tournament in 2022, with Pakistan hosting the 2023 edition.
Due to the ongoing economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka, the tournament moved to the United Arab Emirates with Sri Lanka Cricket serving as the tournament’s host.
Asia Cup 2022 Teams
UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will play a qualifying round with the winner joining India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh in the main tournament.
A total of 6 teams will participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. While 5 teams have already qualified for the tournament 1 team from Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore, and UAE will qualify and join the rest of the teams.
- Sri Lanka
- Hong Kong
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
The main tournament will feature six teams divided into two groups. India, Pakistan and the qualifier are in Group A while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan form Group B. Each team plays within the group once.
The top two teams qualify for the Super 4 round where the teams play against each other in league format again before the final where the top two would feature.
|Aug 27, Sat||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 1st Match, Group B||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Aug 28, Sun||India vs Pakistan, 2nd Match, Group A||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Aug 30, Tue||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, 3rd Match, Group B||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Aug 31, Wed||India vs Hong Kong, 4th Match, Group A||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 01, Thu||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 5th Match, Group B||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 02, Fri||Pakistan vs Hong Kong, 6th Match, Group A||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 03, Sat||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Super Four, Match 1 (B1 v B2)||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 04, Sun||India vs Pakistan, Super Four, Match 2 (A1 v A2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 06, Tue||India vs Sri Lanka, Super Four, Match 3 (A1 v B1)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 07, Wed||Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Super Four, Match 4 (A2 v B2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 08, Thu||India vs Afghanistan, Super Four, Match 5 (A1 v B2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 09, Fri||Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Super Four, Match 6 (B1 v A2)||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
|Sep 11, Sun||TBC vs TBC, Final||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||7:30 PM||02:00 PM GMT|
TBC – To be Confirmed
Asia Cup 2022 Squad
Babar Azam(C), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain
Rohit Sharma(C), KL Rahul (VC), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
STAND-BY PLAYERS: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar
Dasun Shanaka(C), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thusara, Dinesh Chandimal.
Mohammad Nabi(C), Najibullah Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari.
STAND-BY PLAYERS: Nijat Masood, Qais Ahmed, Sharafuddin Ashraf
Shakib Al Hasan(C), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain , Parvez Hossain Emon, Mohammad Naim.
Nizakat Khan(C), Kinchit Shah, Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Babar Hayat, Aftab Hussain, Ateeq Iqbal, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Khan, Scott McKechnie (wk), Ghazanfar Mohammad, Yasim Murtaza, Dhananjay Rao, Wajid Shah, Ayush Shukla, Ahan Trivedi, Mohammad Waheed
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule – Group Wise
- India v Pakistan: 28 August, Dubai
- India v Hong Kong: 31 August, Dubai
- Pakistan v Hong Kong: 2 September, Sharjah
- Sri Lanka v Afghanistan: 27 August, Dubai
- Bangladesh v Afghanistan, 30 August, Sharjah
- Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1 September, Dubai
Asia Cup Super 4 Schedule
- Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan: 3 September, Sharjah
- India vs Pakistan: 4 September, Dubai
- India vs Sri Lanka: 6 September, Dubai
- Pakistan vs Afghanistan: 7 September, Dubai
- India vs Afghanistan: 8 September, Dubai
- Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: 9 September, Dubai
- Final: 11 September, Dubai
Asia Cup 2022 Venues
Dubai and Sharjah will host the Asia Cup 2022. A total of 13 matches are scheduled to play across these two stadiums. The final match will be played in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
|Stadium||Capacity||No. of Matches Scheduled to Play|
|Dubai International Cricket Stadium||25,000||10|
|Sharjah Cricket Stadium||16,000||3|
Asia Cup Winners List
With seven titles (six ODI and one T20I), India is the most successful team in the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka is the second most successful team, with five trophies. Sri Lanka has played the most Asia Cups (14) followed by India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh who have played 13 each.
|1986||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||ODI||Sri Lanka|
|1997||Sri Lanka||India||ODI||Sri Lanka|
|2004||Sri Lanka||India||ODI||Sri Lanka|
|2010||India||Sri Lanka||ODI||Sri Lanka|
TBA – To Be Announced