The Asia Cup 2022 is an imminent cricket tournament from August 27, 2022, to September 11. 2022. With the release of the schedule for the 15th edition of the tournament by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), there have been certain speculations about the Indian cricket squad playing on the field.
With the plan to begin the tournament in Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022 is now shifted to the UAE. In the most-awaited tournament, the participating teams are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. The 6th team will be Hong Kong, Kuwait, the UAE, or Singapore.
In Asia Cup 2018, India won the title, which awakened the fans’ hope of winning the Asia Cup 2022. The selectors are still in the process of finalizing the Indian team for Asia Cup.
Predicted Squad for Asia Cup 2022
We have compiled a list of players that could be selected for the forthcoming event. Have a look below:
1. Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya is one of the top performers in the Indian Cricket team, which is why the selectors can pick him as an all-rounder for the Indian squad for Asia Cup 2022. Winning the man of the series award in the recent One Day International (ODI) against England, Pandya has proved his potential.
2. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is expected to be another all-rounder for the Indian squad for Asia Cup. In all three variations of cricket, Jadeja is a consistent player. His uniqueness as a good spin bowler can be an addition to team India in the upcoming Asia Cup.
1. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is the captain of the Indian cricket team, and he will be the opener in the Asia Cup. In the T20 series against West Indies, Rohit Sharma recently showed his stupendous performance, scoring a 64-run knock in one game.
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli will be another excellent opening batter in the Indian squad for Asia Cup 2022. Kohli’s good show in the cricket tournament can be fortunate enough for the Indian cricket team to bag the Asia Cup title again.
3. Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer is expected to be among the selectors’ picks for the Asia Cup 2022. For the last few years, Shreyas has been consistent in the T20s and ODIs. If the selectors choose him for the middle-order, it can be a wise decision for the winning Asia Cup tournament.
4. Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav will be another great addition to the Indian squad for the Asian Cup tournament. In the T20 series, Yadav chalked up a century against England, while against the West Indies, he scored fifty in the T20 series. He can make a significant contribution to the winning of the Asia Cup tournament.
1. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is an efficient player in the Indian cricket team. For the team’s selectors for Asia Cup 2022, Pant will be a primary option among the wicketkeepers. So far, he has shown wonderful performances.
2. Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan can be a crucial part of the Indian team for Asia Cup 2022. With his outstanding performances in the T20 games for India, he has been a strong player. Currently, KL Rahul is injured so he can be a perfect replacement for the upcoming cricket tournament.
3. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is a wicketkeeper-batsman who has shown a match-winning knock against West Indies. Karthik is a powerful lower-order batsman in the Indian cricket team. For the upcoming tournament, he can be a great fit in the cricket match.
1. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
For the forthcoming cricket tournament, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is among the great pacers in the Indian squad. With great form in the recent cricket matches, Kumar won the player of the series award in the T20 series.
2. Mohammed Shami
For the Asia Cup 2022, Mohammed Shami is the best pacer. In all three formats, he is a regular player in the national team. Due to Test cricket and ODI load, Shami has played a few T20 games.
3. Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah is another best pacer for Asia Cup 2022. Bumrah played all three formats of cricket and showed fabulous results in the ODI and T20I series against England.
4. Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel is one of the highly expected pacers to be a part of the Indian squad for Asia Cup. He is an emerging pacer presenting reliable performance to bring the team to victory.
1. Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal is the confirmed player for India’s squad in Asia Cup 2022. He is a great spinner and showed excellent bowling in the T20 series against South Africa, Ireland, and England. Undoubtedly, Chahal would be the primary pick of team India.
2. Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi is another option among the best spinners for team India. In the conducted matches, Ravi Bishnoi has added glory to the team. Moreover, Kuldeep Yadav is out of the field for a long time, so the selectors can overlook him to bring Bishnoi into the team.
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