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Asia Cup 2022 India Team & Most Interesting Facts

Asia Cup 2022: The 15th Edition of the Asia Cup tournament has been started on 27th August 2022 in UAE. Asia Cup is a cricket tournament in which 6 Asian Cricket teams will play against each other from 27th August 2022 to 11th September 2022 to win the Asia Cup 2022. India is currently the defending champions and will try to retain the title of Asia Cup under the leadership of Rohit Sharma (The Current ODI Indian Cricket Team’s Captain). If we look at the past figures then India has dominated in Asia Cup after winning 7 times while Sri Lanka has also won 5 times and Pakistan won only 2 times. So today in this article we are going to discuss about Asia Cup 2022 and some of the most interesting facts related to it.

Asia Cup 2022

Given that it has been around since the 1980s, the competition carries a lot of prestige and historical significance, and the winning squad will undoubtedly be able to claim bragging rights as the greatest on the continent. After all, the competition returns to the shortest format this year after making its T20I debut in the Bangladesh 2016 edition. Additionally, with sides like India and Pakistan already having confirmed their entire squads, one can anticipate that the Asia Cup will serve as a type of dress rehearsal for the ICC’s marquee T20 tournament in Australia in October.

Asia Cup 2022 India Team

The 15 members Indian team which will participate in Asia Cup 2022 under the Captainship of Rohit Sharma is given below.

S.No Indian Team Members
1 Rohit Sharma (c )
2 Hardik Pandya
3 Dinesh Kartik
4 Deepak Hooda
5 Rishabh Pant
6 Suryakumar Yadav
7 Virat Kohli
8 KL Rahul
9 Ravindra Jadega
10 Avesh Khan
11 Arshdeep Singh
12 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
13 Ravi Bishnoi
14 Yuzvendra Chahal
15 R Ashwin

Asia Cup 2022 Most Interesting Facts

  • The First Edition of Asia Cup was held in 1984 in UAE where India won the tournament by defeating Sri Lanka
  • The captainship for Rohit Sharma in Asia Cup is not new as in 2018, in the absence of Virat Kohli, Rohit represented Indian team and won the Asia Cup by defeating Bangladesh
  • In 2007, MS Dhoni created history by winning the inaugural T20 World Cup and in 2016, he created history by winning the inaugural ‘T20 Asia Cup’. India defeated hosts Bangladesh in the final
  • Virat Kohli the former Indian Cricket Team Captain failed in letting the Indian Team to lift Asia Cup title under his leadership in year 2014 where he got a chance to lead the side in the absence of MS Dhoni. India get out even in the league stage
  • If we look at the stats of highest runs scored by any batsmen in Asia cup then we will found Sanath Jayasuriya, from Sri Lanka, who scored 1,220 runs at an average of 53.04 between 1990 and 2008
  • The title of best bowler in the history of Asia cup goes with the former Srilankan cricketer, Lasith Malinga who had taken 33 wickets at an average of 18.84 and his best bowling figures were 5/34

Asia Cup 2022 Schedule

In the Asia cup 2022 there are 5 teams which are permanent i.e. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan but the 6th team will be the one who will won the Asia Cup qualifier. The teams  which will fight for the spot of 6th team in Asia Cup 2022 are  Singapore, UAE, Hong Kong and Kuwait.

Date Match Details Venue Time (IST)
Aug 27 Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 1st Match, Group B Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Aug 28 India vs Pakistan, 2nd Match, Group A Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Aug 30 Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, 3rd Match, Group B Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:30 PM
Aug 31 India vs TBC, 4th Match, Group A Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 1 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 5th Match, Group B Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 2 Pakistan vs TBC, 6th Match, Group A Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:30 PM
Sep 3 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 1 (B1 v B2) Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:30 PM
Sep 4 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 2 (A1 v A2) Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 6 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 3 (A1 v B1) Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 7 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 4 (A2 v B2) Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 8 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 5 (A1 v B2) Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 9 TBC vs TBC, Super Four, Match 6 (B1 v A2) Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM
Sep 11 TBC vs TBC, Final Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:30 PM

FAQs: Asia Cup 2022 India Team & Most Interesting Facts

Q.1 How many Asia Cup India won?
Ans India has won 7 Asia Cup titles so far.

Q.2 How many teams are there in Asia Cup 2022?
Ans There are six teams in Asia Cup 2022 among which 5 teams are permanent and the rest one team will be the one who will won Asia cup qualifiers.

Q.3 Which country will host Asia cup 2022?
Ans UAE is hosting the Asia Cup 2022

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