Asia Cup 2022: India will face Pakistan on August 28

Indian team has got a chance to bounce back after the crushing defeat against Pakistan in the first match of the T20 World Cup 2021. The Indian men in blue will face Pakistan in the Asia Cup on 28 August. This year the Asia Cup is going to host by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC). Earlier there were discussions about getting it schedules in UAE due to the economic crisis. Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva cleared about the matches of the Asia Cup will be held as per schedule. Sri Lankan Cricket Board has also prepared the Asian Cricket Council for this.

The Asia Cup T20 championship 2022 will start on August 27. The clash between India and Pakistan is likely to take place on August 28. India is the current champion of the tournament and will come out as the defending champion. In the first part of the Qualifiers will play.


India faced their 1st defeat against Pakistan in World Cup 2021

Remind that the last encounter between both nations was in the T20 World Cup last year. Pakistan under the leadership of Babar Azam defeated India by 10 wickets. The Asia Cup is important in the preparations for the World Cup.

Qualifiers will start on 21st August

The qualifiers for the Asia Cup will start on August 21. In this, other teams including UAE, Oman, Nepal, and Hong Kong will play to qualify. Only one from these teams will qualify for the main draw. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh have already placed in the main draw.

The format of the Asia Cup will be T20

The Asia Cup 2022 will be a T20 format Asia Cup. Asia Cup’s format is not fixed its chances as the nearest World Cup format. This year cricketing nation has to play T20 World Cup in Australia that’s why the format of the tournament is T20.

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