The Asia Cup 2022, which will be held this year after a four-year hiatus, will include a cricket duel between Asian titans. Six Asian nations will compete for the Asia Cup championship in 2022. This year’s event will take place in August and September.
The competition will be held in Sri Lanka. The Asia Cup was planned to be held in Sri Lanka in 20220, however owing to the COVID pandemic, the competition was postponed and moved to 2022. The Asia Cup 2022 will be the tournament’s 15th edition.
India is the tournament’s most successful team. India has won the Asia Cup on seven occasions. Sri Lanka has five times won the competition. The tournament’s most recent edition took place in 2018. The Asia Cup 2018 was a T20 tournament. India won the tournament by three wickets over Bangladesh in the final. As a result, India is the Asia Cup 2022 defending champion.
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
The Asian Cricket Council is yet to release the exact itinerary for Asia Cup 2022. (ACC). The event, however, will kick off on August 27 with the first game. On September 11, the final will take place. During the event, there will be a total of 13 matches.
Asia Cup 2022 Teams
Six teams will compete in the Asia Cup in 2022. The five confirmed teams for the event are Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. After the qualification round, one more team will be added to the event.
In the qualification round, the UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will compete against one other. In Asia Cup 2022, one team will be selected as the sixth team.
All of the teams have yet to reveal their tournament lineups. All of the teams competing in Asia Cup 2022 are presently competing in bilateral events. As a result, the squads will be announced ahead of the event in August.
Asia Cup 2022 Venues
R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele, Galle International Stadium in Galle, Dambulla International Stadium, and Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium will be among the venues that will host all of the games because Sri Lanka is hosting the tournament. All of these venues are both good scoring and spin-friendly.