The 2022 Asia Cup is scheduled to be the 15th edition of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, here’s the Asia Cup 2022 schedule and teams.
Asia Cup 2022 : Schedule, venue, teams, tickets
Originally scheduled to be held in September 2020, the tournament was postponed in July 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Dates||27 August – 11 September 2022|
|Administrator(s)||Asian Cricket Council|
|Cricket format||Twenty20 International|
It was then rescheduled to take place in Sri Lanka in June 2021, before being postponed to again. Pakistan were scheduled to host the tournament after retaining the rights to host the 2022 edition.
However, in October 2021, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced that Sri Lanka would host the tournament in 2022, with Pakistan hosting the 2023 edition. India are the defending champions.
On 21 July 2022, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) informed the ACC that they would not be in a position to host the tournament due to the economic and political crisis in the country.
Asia Cup 2022 Schedule
The schedule for Asia Cup 2022 is not yet announced but will be declared soon.
The schedule of the tournament is expected to be out in the coming days.
The tournament is expected to begin on August 27 while the qualifier round might start on August 24.
The final of the tournament will be played on September 11.
A total of 13 games are expected to take place among the 6 teams during the tournament.
Asia Cup 2022 will be hosted by Sri Lanka. Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to be played in Sri Lanka.
However, due to ongoing political and economical unrest inside the nation, Sri Lanka Cricket decided to change the venue of the premier tournament.
Later, it was decided that UAE will be the new venue of the tournament.
Hence, Sri Lanka Cricket will host the tournament in the new venue UAE. Since UAE is the venue of the tournament, three grounds will hosts all the matches.
They are Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, and Abu Dhabi Cricket Stadium.
Asia Cup 2022 teams
A total of six teams would be participating in the upcoming Asia Cup. Out of the six teams, five teams have been confirmed. The five teams that have been selected are India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
|Participating Teams||1. India
4. Sri Lanka
6. UAE/Kuwait/Hong Kong/Singapore
All five teams have satisfied the council rules for the eligibility to play in the cup. The other team that will be selected must be the winner of the qualifiers for the Asia Cup.
The Eastern region teams or Singapore and Hong Kong will be battling to fight in the qualification against the western region teams which are Kuwait and UAE.
The sixth team which will be fighting against the five aforementioned teams would be the one who wins the qualifier that will be held in order to determine the sixth contender.
The six team could probably be United Arab Emirates UAE, Hong Kong, Kuwait, or Singapore.
The fans can book tickets online via the book my show platform. The tickets are not officially released by the officials.
Bookmark this page to get updates regarding the match ticket booking. Further, the fans can book tickets by following the below instructions.
- To begin with, the user is required to visit the official portal of BookMyShow.
- On the home page, search for ICC World Cup 2023 and tap on it.
- Further, click on book now and select the number of tickets.
- Now, proceed through the payment gateway & complete the payment.
- Now, click on the download icon and the e-tickets will be downloaded into your system.
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