Since the announcement of the most awaited forthcoming cricket event, there have been certain speculations about the cricket rivalries. Amidst the aired opinions on winning or losing the matches, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has affirmed the tournament’s commencement in UAE.
Initially, the 15th edition of the Asia Cup cricket tournament was to be held in Sri Lanka. The authorities withdrew the decision due to the ongoing economic and political crisis in the nation.
However, the final Asia Cup 2022 schedule has been released after a long wait. According to the Asia Cup cricket schedule, the tournament will start on August 27, 2022, in the UAE, and the final match will be played on September 11.
The beginning of the tournament will drive your enthusiasm with the opening match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan on August 27, 2022. To know about the Asia Cup 2022 schedule, read on.
Asia Cup Cricket Schedule 2022
As the championship game is scheduled from August 27 to September 11, nine countries will compete in the upcoming Asia Cup tournament. The match will follow the T20 format, which was last played in 2018.
The UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong will also participate in a qualifying round, and the winner will qualify to compete with India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
There will be six teams in the main tournament, divided into two groups. Group A comprises India, Pakistan, and the qualifier, while Group B comprises Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. Each team in the group will compete once.
The top two teams will go to the Super 4 round, where they play each other again in a league system before competing in the championship game.
Have a look at the Full Schedule of the Upcoming Matches:
All matches will start at 6 PM (Gulf Standard Time):
1. India vs Pakistan
August 28, Dubai
2. India vs Qualifier:
August 31, Dubai
3. Pakistan vs Qualifier
1. Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan
August 27, Dubai
2. Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
August 30, Sharjah
3. Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
September 1, Dubai
1. B1 v B2: 3 September, Sharjah
2. A1 v A2: 4 September, Dubai
3. A1 v B1: 6 September, Dubai
4. A2 v B2: 7 September, Dubai
5. A1 v B2: 8 September, Dubai
6. B1 v A2: 9 September, Dubai
With the release of the Asia Cup 2022 schedule, there is a spread of zesty waves of cricket among fans across the globe. If you have been anticipating the Asia Cup cricket schedule, your wait is over.
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