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Captains pose with the Asia Cup Trophy. (Photo: Twitter)

Last Update on: August 2nd, 2022 at 05:00 pm

Asia Cup 2022 Schedule, Format, Teams, Venue, India Squad, Date, Matches, Match List, Fixtures, Groups, Live Telecast And Live Streaming Details In India. Asia Cup 2022 dates have been revealed. The venue has also been shifted from Sri Lanka to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) coming up with the announcement of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) hosting the tournament in the United Arab Emirates.

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The Asia Cup 2022 schedule is officially released and the date of commencement and the final date of the tournament have been announced. Asia Cup 2022 will begin on August 27 this year and the final of the tournament will be played on September 11.

The tournament will take place in the T20 format as it will serve as a massive warm-up opportunity for the 6 participating Asia teams in the preparation for the ICC T20 World Cup which is all set to take place later this year in Australia.

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A total of 6 teams will be participating in this year’s Asia Cup which include India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan are the 5 confirmed teams so far. UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will be playing a Qualifier for the 6th spot in Asia Cup 2022.

Asia Cup 2022 Schedule, Match List, Date And Time

The official schedule for Asia Cup 2022 hasn’t been released. You can check out the Asia Cup 2022 Schedule below.

Asia Cup 2022 Venue

Rohit Sharma with Asia Cup 2018 trophy. Photo- Getty
Rohit Sharma with Asia Cup 2018 trophy. Photo- Getty

Asia Cup 2022 will be hosted by Sri Lanka Cricket. Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to be played in Sri Lanka. However, due to ongoing political and economical unrest inside the nation, the Asian Cricket Council decided to change the venue of the premier tournament.

Later, it was decided that UAE will be the new venue of the tournament. Hence, Sri Lanka Cricket will host the tournament in the new venue UAE. Since UAE is the venue of the tournament, three grounds will hosts all the matches. They are Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, and Abu Dhabi Cricket Stadium.

Asia Cup 2022 Teams

A total of 6 teams will participate in the upcoming edition of the continental championship. Five Test-playing nations from the continent – India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan have earned direct qualification to the tournament while the remaining one team will book its place through a qualifying round.

India National Cricket Team (Image Credits: Twitter)
India National Cricket Team (Image Credits: Twitter)

UAE, Kuwait, Hong Kong and Singapore will fight it out in the qualifiers for a place in the main event. The qualifiers are set to begin on August 20. All four teams have made it to the last qualifying round after progressing through the regional qualifiers.

Asia Cup 2022 India Squad

India squad
Rohit Sharma (c)
Deepak Hooda
Virat Kohli
Ishan Kishan
Shreyas Iyer
Rishabh Pant (WK)
Hardik Pandya
Suryakumar Yadav
Dinesh Karthik
Mohammed Shami
Yuzvendra Chahal
Kuldeep Yadav
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Harshal Patel
Jasprit Bumrah

Asia Cup 2022 Groups

The teams are yet to be divided into groups for Asia Cup 2022. In the last edition too, there were six teams and they were divided into two groups of three teams each. Group A consisted of India, Pakistan and Hong Kong while Group B had Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

As far as the format is concerned, each team played the other in the same group once. The top two teams from each group then qualified to qualify for the second stage, called the Super Four. The four teams in that stage played each other once before the top two teams qualified for the final. With six teams participating in the upcoming edition too, one can expect a similar format.

Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming and Live Telecast Details

In India

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.

In Pakistan

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.

In Bangladesh

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

In 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.


Q. Is There Any Asia Cup In 2022?

A. Yes, the Asia Cup 2022 will take place from August 27 to September 11 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Q. Who will host the Asia Cup Cricket 2022?

A. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has the official hosting rights for Asia Cup 2022 and they have decided to conduct the tournament in the United Arab Emirates and not Sri Lanka due to political disturbance in the country.

Q. How many teams are in Asia Cup 2022?

A. A total of 6 teams will be participating in Asia Cup 2022. The 5 confirmed teams are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. The 6th team will be finalized through a qualifier played among UAE, Kuwait, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Q. Who is the most winner of the Asia Cup?

A. Team India holds the record of winning the most Asia Cup titles as they have won 7 titles so far whereas, Sri Lanka is in the 2nd position with only 2 Asia Cup titles to their name.

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