The schedule for Asia cup 2022 is out. As the host country, Sri Lanka is facing a major economic crisis, the tournament has been shifted to UAE. The tournament is set to commence on August 27th. Much-awaited India versus Pakistan will be played on the very next day. The rival countries wait to play each other at international tournaments as bi-lateral series are not played between the two nations. A total of 6 teams will be participating. However, 5 teams are decided and 4 others will compete for the 1 vacant spot. Check out Asia Cup 2022: Full Schedule, Squad, Date, Time, Venue, Live Streaming, and other details.
Asia Cup 2022 Squad
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh are the 5 teams that are surely playing in the Asia Cup 2022. Whereas, UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will play the qualifiers to fill the remaining spot for the 6th team in the Asia Cup 2022.
The Asia Cup matches will be played beginning on 27th August. Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will lock horns in the first contest. Later, the final will be played on September 11th.
All the matches will be played at 19:30 IST. Whereas, at GMT 14:00 worldwide. While in the Gulf Standard Time (GST) matches will begin at 18:00.
Originally Sri Lanka was to host the Cup. However, due to the economic and political turmoil in the country, the venue has been shifted to UAE. All matches will be played at the Dubai and Sharjah International Stadiums.
Asia Cup 2022 Full Schedule
|28th August||India vs Pakistan||Dubai||19:30|
|31st August||India vs Qualifier||Dubai||19:30|
|2nd September||Pakistan vs Qualifier||Sharjah||19:30|
|27th August||Sri Lanka v Afghanistan||Dubai||19:30|
|30th August||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Sharjah||19:30|
|1st September||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||Dubai||19:30|
|3rd September||B1 vs B2||Dubai||19:30|
|4th September||A1 vs A2||Dubai||19:30|
|6th September||A1 vs A2||Dubai||19:30|
|7th September||B1 vs B2||Dubai||19:30|
|8th September||A1 vs B2||Dubai||19:30|
|9th September||B1 vs A2||Dubai||19:30|
Final: 1st Super 4 vs 2nd Super 4, 11 September, Dubai.
Live Streaming and Telecast
The telecast rights are with the Star Sports Network for the Asia cup 2022. In addition, the Live Streaming of the tournament will be available on the Disney+Hotstar app.