Sri Lanka Cricket Team
Sri Lanka Cricket Workforce. (Picture Supply: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Photographs)

The Asia Cup 2022 will probably be performed from August 27 to September 11 and it is going to be held within the T20 format as a gown rehearsal for the T20 World Cup that’s scheduled to be held Down Beneath in October-November. In the meantime, it has been reported that the official schedule of the match will probably be unveiled subsequent Friday, July 22.

In keeping with reviews on ESPNcricinfo, “the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is ready to announce the Asia Cup schedule on July 22 and it’ll doubtless have India and Pakistan going through one another twice within the league part.”

Whereas the eagerly-awaited schedule is ready to be out later subsequent week, all eyes will probably be on who can be internet hosting the match within the first place. As per a number of reviews, the fifteenth version of the Asia Cup may be moved from Sri Lanka to the UAE as a result of ongoing political unrest within the island nation.

India-Pakistan rivalry to be renewed in Asia Cup

Whereas nothing has been formally confirmed but, there have been speculations that the high-voltage conflict between arch-rivals India and Pakistan would happen on August 28. This comes greater than 10 months after their final faceoff through the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 within the UAE the place the Males in Inexperienced broke their World Cup jinx over India with an emphatic 10-wicket win.

In the meantime, the Asia Cup can even witness the return of batting megastar Virat Kohli to the cricket area. Kohli is ready to be rested for over a month after the conclusion of the continuing all-format bilateral collection in opposition to England as part of the workload administration. If the whole lot goes in response to plan, then Virat would possibly make a comeback in opposition to Pakistan within the group fixture.

That is the second time that the Asia Cup will probably be held within the T20 format. The final occasion was through the 2016 version that was held in Bangladesh. India comprehensively beat Bangladesh in a rain-curtailed ultimate to raise their sixth Asia Cup title.