The 15th edition of Asia Cup 2022 will kickstart from August 27 and the finals will be played on September 11. After a gap of 4 years, the Asia Cup will be organized in the UAE. Here in this article, you will get the updated ASIA CUP 2022 schedule, team, squad, venue, timetable, PDF download, point table, ranking & winning prediction.
Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to be played in Sri Lanka but due to ongoing political crisis, it has been moved to the UAE. Asian Cricket Council has taken the decision to organize the tournament in UAE due to food and fuel crisis in Sri Lanka.
Team India is the defending champions of the Asia Cup having won the last Asia Cup in 2018. India defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets in Asia Cup 2018 final to grab the title. India is also the most successful team in the tournament’s history with 7 titles so far. Sri Lanka has won the title 5 times while Pakistan won it twice.
Asia Cup 2022 Details
|ASIA CUP 2022 Dates||27 August 2022 – 11 September 2022|
|Administrator||Asian Cricket Council (ACC)|
|Cricket Format||Twenty20 International (T20I)|
|Host(s)||Sri Lanka Cricket will be hosting in the UAE|
|Prize Amount||200,000 $ USD|
|Opening Match||27 August 2022|
|Final Match||11 September 2022|
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
The Asian Cricket Council is yet to announce the final schedule of the tournament. Here is the tentative ASIA CUP 2022 schedule, fixture and timetable.
In the first round there will be three teams in two groups – Group 1 & 2.The top 2 teams from each group will qualify for the Super Four stage where they will play against all three other teams. The top 2 teams after the Super Four stage will qualify for the finals which will be held on September 11.
Asia Cup 2022 Group Stage Schedule
*All the matches will start at 7:30 PM IST (6:00 PM Dubai Time)
|27 August 2022||Group B||Sri Lanka VS Afghanistan||Dubai|
|28 August 2022||Group A||India VS Pakistan||Dubai|
|30 August 2022||Group B||Bangladesh VS Afghanistan||Sharjah|
|31 August 2022||Group A||India VS Hong Kong||Dubai|
|1 September 2022||Group B||Sri Lanka VS Bangladesh||Dubai|
|2 September 2022||Group A||Pakistan VS Hong Kong||Sharjah|
Asia Cup 2022 Super Four Stage Schedule
|3 September 2022||Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up||Sharjah|
|4 September 2022||Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up||Dubai|
|6 September 2022||Group A Winner vs Group B Winner||Dubai|
|7 September 2022||Group A Runner-up vs Group B Runner-up||Dubai|
|8 September 2022||Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up||Dubai|
|9 September 2022||Group A Runner-up vs Group B Winner||Dubai|
Asia Cup 2022 Final Schedule
|11 September 2022||TBD VS TBD – ASIA Cup 2022 Final||Dubai|
The wait is finally over as the battle for Asian supremacy commences on 27th August with the all-important final on 11th September.
The 15th edition of the Asia Cup will serve as ideal preparation ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup. pic.twitter.com/QfTskWX6RD
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) August 2, 2022
Asia Cup 2022 Teams
There will be six teams participating in the Asia Cup 2022. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan are 5 confirmed teams while one more team will be qualified after the qualifier round.
UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong are the 4 teams that will battle against each other in the qualifier round.
Asia Cup 2022 Squads
All the teams are yet to announce their squads for the Asia Cup 2022 which is expected shortly.
Rohit Sharma (capt ), KL Rahul (vice-capt), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Stand-by players: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel and Deepak Chahar
🚨#TeamIndia squad for Asia Cup 2022 – Rohit Sharma (Capt ), KL Rahul (VC), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 8, 2022
Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Haris (wk), Khushdil Shah, Agha Salman, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Zahid Mahmood, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani, Naseem Shah& Mohammad Wasim.
Squad: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmud Ullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed.
Sri Lanka squad:
Dasun Shanaka (Capt), Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Charith Asalanka (VC), Bhanuka Rajapaksha (WK), Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanidu Hasaranga, Mahesh Theekshana, Jeffery Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrenna, Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Dinesh Chandhimal (WK), Nuwanindu Fernando
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. Standby: Nijat Masood, Qais Ahmed, Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Asia Cup 2022 Host
Sri Lanka are the host for the Asia Cup 2022 but due to the ongoing political crisis in the island, the tournament has been moved to the UAE. Sri Lanka was going to host the tournament in 2020 which was postponed due to COVID. Later, they won the hosting rights for the 2022 season.
Asia Cup 2022 Venues
After moving the tournament out of Sri Lanka, the whole tournament will be organized in the UAE which has successfully hosted the IPL in 2020 & 2021.
Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming
In India the Asia cup 2022 will be live streamed on Disney + Hotstar app. Star Sports, DD National (DD1), DD Sports will be live telecasting the allmatches on television.
In Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2022 will be live telecasted on Gazi TV, Channel 9 & BTV National.
PTV Sports, Ten Sports will be live telecasting Asia Cup 2022 in Pakistan.
In the United States and United Kingdom, Hotstar will be live streaming the matches.