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2022 Asia Cup Championship, Schedule, Teams, and Venues

The 15th Asia Cup 2022 will take place from August 27 through September 11, 2022. Asian Cricket Council (ACC) officially released the Asia Cup Championship 2022 cricket schedule after a two-year wait.
You can find the most recent information about the ASIA CUP 2022 schedule, teams, squads, locations, groups, and news in this post.

Change of Venue

The Asian Cricket Council relocated the ASIA CUP 2022 to the United Arab Emirates due to the current circumstances in Sri Lanka. However, Sri Lanka still holds exclusive hosting rights.

Teams that compete in Asia Cup Championship 2022

Asia Cup Teams
Asia Cup Teams

On August 27 in the UAE, the men’s Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to start. India, the most recent champion of the competition, is aiming to take home the trophy once more. In the final of the most recent Asia Cup, which was held in 2018, India triumphed against Bangladesh.

However, Pakistan’s Babar Azam team appears confident in their ability to claim the 2022 Asia Cup title. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan are also confident to claim the title. The super event featured a total of six teams, as is known. Pakistan, India, and Hong Kong teams are in group B, While Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan teams are in group A.

Asia Cup Championship 2022 Schedule

2022 Asia Cup Championship, Schedule, Teams, and Venues
Asia cup 2022 Schedule

 

Take a look at the squads for Asia Cup 2022 below

Afghanistan Squad: 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

On standby: Nijat Masood, Qais Ahmed, Sharafuddin Ashraf

Pakistan 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

 Also, read about Ricky Ponting’s prediction about India vs Pakistan match at Asia Cup

Bangladesh’s Squad: 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

India Squad:  Rohit Sharma (c), 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

Srilanka’s Squad: 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

Hong Kong: 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

Source: ICC

2022 Asia Cup Championship, Schedule, Teams, and Venues
Fight for 2022 Asia Cup Championship Title

Asia Cup Qualifier

Hong Kong has qualified for the Asia Cup 2022 and will join India and Pakistan in Group A. They beat the UAE in the final qualifier by eight wickets.

Hong Kong joined Group-A alongside Pakistan and India. They have won all three matches in qualifiers and topped the table.

Asia Cup Qualifier schedule:

August 20 – Singapore v Hong Kong 
August 21 – United Arab Emirates v Kuwait 
August 22 – United Arab Emirates v Singapore 
August 23 – Kuwait v Hong Kong 
August 24 – Singapore v Kuwait
August 24 – Hong Kong v the United Arab Emirates

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