Asia Cup 2022 Schedule Cricket, Teams, Venue, Fixtures, India Squad, Date, Live Telecast, And Live Streaming. The Asia Cup 2022 will be the 15th edition of the regional tournament since it was first conducted in 1984 in Sharjah. Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to be played in the T20 format between August 27 and September 11.
Sri Lanka was named the hosts for the Asia Cup, which they were initially supposed to host in 2020 but the tournament was deferred due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the country. Despite the unrest in the island nation, which is facing political turmoil and economic crisis, there is no confirmation from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) whether it will continue Sri Lanka as the host or if any alternate Asian country will replace them.
This would be the second instance of the Asia Cup being played in the T20 format, the last time it was played in 2016 in Bangladesh just prior to the T20 World Cup. India are the defending champions of the Asia Cup after defeating Bangladesh in the final in 2018.
Five Test-playing nations- India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan along with one more team will make the cut in the qualifiers starting on August 20. Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore and UAE will play in the four-team Asia Cup 2022 qualifiers tournament.
The ACC is yet to announce the schedule for the qualifiers round and the main fixtures and venues of Asia Cup 2022.
Asia Cup 2022 squads
None of the five teams confirmed to participate in Asia Cup 2022 have announced their squads for the biennial event. Let us list probable squads for each side.
India probable squad for Asia Cup 2022: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Pathal, Huldars Yadavel.
Pakistan probable squad for Asia Cup 2022: Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Wasim Jr.
Sri Lanka probable squad for Asia Cup 2022: Dasun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheames Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Kaswan Mendis Rajitha, Thus.
Bangladesh probable squad for Asia Cup 2022: Mahmudullah (c), Munim Shahriar, Yasir Ali, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mossadek Hossain, Anamul Haque, Nurul Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafiur Rahman, Shoriful, Nasum Ahmed, Islam, Mahedi Hossein.
Afghanistan probable squad for Asia Cup 2022: Mohammad Nabi (c), Hazratullah Zazai, Darwish Rasooli, Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Afsar Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Faro Najibullah Zadran, Usman Gazhan.
Asia Cup 2022 Streaming and Telecast Details
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on the Star Sports network in India and Disney + Hotstar will stream the online coverage of the event. The same network will provide live coverage to Asia Cup 2022 in other subcontinent regions like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on PTV Sports and Ten Sports, the former has the exclusive rights for the event for both TV and online streaming.
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on Gazi TV (GTV) in Bangladesh
In Australia and New Zealand
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on Yupp TV in the Oceania countries of Australia and New Zealand.
In South Africa
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on the SuperSport network while online streaming will take place on SuperSport.com.
In the USA and UK
Asia Cup 2022 will be streaming on Hotstar in USA and UK.
In the Middle East
Asia Cup 2022 will be telecasted on OSN Sports Cricket HD.