After India’s defeat against Pakistan in the 2021 World Cup, the teams will meet again on August 28, 2022. This is a long-awaited match that has every chance of becoming legendary.
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
The tournament is scheduled to be held in the UAE. Sri Lanka was supposed to host the Asian Cup back in 2020, but due to the coronavirus, the event had to be postponed. And after a massive political turmoil recently, the competition has been moved to the UAE.
India vs Pakistan
Interestingly, at the moment, India is the leader of the competition. India beat Bangladesh in the final of the leading competition.
Last time Pakistan hammered India and dented India’s chances of making the playoffs in World Cup 2021. The Indian top order failed to fire against the Pakistani bowling unit and this time they will be looking to avenge the loss incurred.
Asia Cup 2022 Match Schedule
The first qualifying matches will begin on August 21. The teams that successfully pass the qualifying round will be able to participate in the 2022 Asian Cup. The cup competitions will be held until September 11.
India and Pakistan will also lock horns on October 23 in the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which has the capacity to hold around 100,000 spectators. So this year the fans of the teams will witness two amazing matches.
India and Pakistan will be united in one group, while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will play in another group. The two teams will be joined by the winner of the qualifying round.
Asia Cup 2022
It is noteworthy that, as in 2016, the Asian Cup this year will be held in the T20 format. Because there is a very important ICC T20 World Cup 2022 ahead. The 2022 Asian Cup will be crucial for all participating teams. Thus, many critics note that the Asian Cup will be an excellent preparation for teams and their coaches.
In addition, the tournament is being held after an unusual three-year break. The last tournament took place in 2018 and has since been postponed for various reasons. Indian cricket lovers are passionate about this event and it’s going to be overwhelming as usual. Stick around for many other upcoming news, we bring you all you need to know about the amazing Asia Cup. Cheers!