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Asia Cup 2022 Schedule, Venue, Teams, Match Dates

Asia Cup 2022: Finally, after much delay and deliberation, the Asian Cricket Council has announced the Asia Cup schedule.

The last edition of the cup was held in 2018 in the ODI format. Asian countries were all set to clash with each other on the cricket fields in the T20 format in 2020 when the pandemic hit the world. Due to this t,he tournament was postponed. The delay was done to the extent that the tournament is being played 2 years late.

Given that the pandemic has eased and the world is moving towards a situation where Covid is not a major threat, the Asia Cup will be played in 2022.

ACC or the Asian Council of Cricket has announced the venue and schedule of the tournament. Check all details like Asia Cup 2022 match dates, team players, fixtures, and much more in the following article.

The Asian Cricket Council on Tuesday announced the schedule of the upcoming Asia Cup starting from August 27. Earlier it was confirmed that Sri Lanka will host the Asia Cup in UAE. The tournament was moved out of Sri Lanka due to the ongoing economic crisis. Defending champions India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their first match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on August 28. Meanwhile, in the opening match of the tournament, Sri Lanka will face Afghanistan on August 27, while the final will be played on August 27. September 11. UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will play qualifiers for the 6th and final place in Asia Cup 2022.

Asia Cup 2022

Asian Cricket Council has announced the final schedule for Asia Cup 2022. The two countries will face each other in the T20 tournament at the venues decided by the ACC. This cup is one of the major cricket events in Asian countries.

This tournament was played for the first time in the year 1984. The last edition was held in UAE in ODI format. India won the last Asia Cup as they emerged as the most successful in the cup, not losing a single match. Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan was adjudged Man of the Series of the Cup. After several postponements, the tournament will be held on Sri Lankan soil in August 2022.

Five prominent cricket teams of the continent have qualified to participate in the cup. The qualifiers will also be held in Sri Lanka. It will be very interesting to see which new team will be added for Asia Cup 2022.

Asia Cup 2022 Schedule: Time table

Asia Cup 2022

Group Phase

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, August 27, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

India vs Pakistan, August 28, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, August 30, 7:30 PM IST, Sharjah

India vs Qualifier, August 31, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, September 1, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Pakistan vs Qualifier, September 2, 7:30 PM IST, Sharjah

Super 4 Phase

B1 vs B2, September 3, 7:30 PM IST, Sharjah

A1 vs A2, September 4, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

A1 vs B1, September 6, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

A2 vs B2, September 7, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

A1 vs B2, September 8, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

A2 vs B1, September 9, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Final

1st in Super 4 vs 2nd in Super 4, September 11, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Asia Cup 2022 Venue

Earlier in 2018, it was decided that Pakistan will host the 2020 Asia Cup. However, due to political tension between India and Pakistan, India imposed a condition to withdrawing from the participation. The ACC decided to stick to its decision to host the cup in Pakistan. India refrained from reacting positively to the Council’s decision. The last time Pakistan hosted the Asia Cup was in 2008. Subsequently, attacks on the Sri Lankan team on Pakistani soil in 2009 influenced the council’s decision to consider it as a possible venue. Later, Pakistan proposed a change of location and agreed to fix a neutral location. ACC has decided to host Asia Cup 2020 in Sri Lanka.

It was then that the pandemic spread throughout the world and caused constant delays. The Asian Cricket Council decided to stick with the hosts and they kept postponing the dates. It was decided to hold the Asia Cup in 2022 considering the situation of epidemics in Asian countries. The Council has appointed Sri Lanka as the venue for the 2022 Asia Cup tournament.

Teams & Squads that shall play in Asia Cup 2022

The squads of the teams participating in the Asia Cup are yet to be announced. The latest updates rea=garding the same will be available here soon. Keep checking this space for all the latest information on the teams. The following teams will play in the Asia Cup tournament in 2022.

India
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates / Singapore / Kuwait / Hong Kong

When will ASIA CUP 2022 Start

The Asian Cricket Council on Tuesday announced the schedule of the upcoming Asia Cup starting on August 27

When will ASIA cup 2022 end?

Asia Cup 2022 will end on 11th September 2022.

Who will the host Asia Cup 2022?

Sri Lanka will host the Asia Cup. The UAE tournament was moved out of Sri Lanka due to the ongoing economic crisis

Which Channel Broadcasting ASIA CUP 2022

 Telecast live on Star Sports Network India vs Pakistan match is available to watch live on Star Sports channels Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi Disney+Hotstar

How many times participate in ASIA CUP 2022

Six teams participate in ASIA CUP 2022

Is ASIA CUP t20 or ODI

ASIA CUP  played in the T20 format

Who Will win ASIA CUP 2022

Depends on the performance of the team. Which team performs better
Pakistan and India most favorites in ASIA CUP

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