Asia Cup 2022 UAE: Schedule, Teams, Where to Watch

Six Asian teams will compete in the 2022 Asia Cup for the title. The competition will be less intense this year throughout the months of August and September. The 2020 Asia Cup in Sri Lanka has been postponed until 2022 due to an increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 in the country.

The first Asia Cup was held in Sharjah in 1984, and the next 2022 edition will be the 15th iteration of the regional competition. The Asia Cup 2022 will take place from August 27 to September 11, and will be played in the Twenty20 format.

When the Asia Cup returns in 2022 after a four-year absence, cricket fans will finally be able to see some of their favorite teams from throughout Asia compete against each other.

The Asian Cricket Council has finally revealed the dates and times of the 2022 Asia Cup. There will be T20 tournament matches between countries in ACC-sanctioned stadiums. This is one of the most anticipated events in Asian cricket.

Since its inception in 1984, the competition has grown in popularity.The most recent one-day international (ODI) tournament was held in the United Arab Emirates.

With an undefeated record, India won the Asia Cup this year as Asia’s most powerful team.This year’s Cricket World Cup Most Valuable Player was ShikharDhawan, a batsman from India. After numerous delays, the tournament will ultimately take place in the United Arab Emirates in August of 2022.

The cup pits Africa’s top five cricket squads against one another. The UAE will host both the finals and the qualifying rounds in addition to the finals. In 2022, whoever enters the Asia Cup will be greatly appreciated.

Qualification for the Asia Cup

In 2022, there will be six teams competing in the Asia Cup. Using the Council Cup Rules as a guide, five teams are selected. The ACC says that each of the five teams that play must be a member in good standing of the International Cricket Council.

The qualifiers for the Asia Cup champion will round out the field. The qualifiers will be held in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka will be the host nation. It’s set for 2022, and the two squads will face off on that date. The Eastern Region is represented by Singapore and Hong Kong, both of which are competing for a position in the finals.

On the other hand, the Western Region will be represented by Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Those who advance to the Asia Cup event after winning the qualifying round will be the sixth team to do so.

  • India
  • Sri Lanka (Host)
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Afghanistan
  • One Team Makes the Cut (Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore and UAE)

Asia Cup Details

Administration Asian Cricket Council (ACC)
Name of the Tournament Asia Cup 2022
Hosted By Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)
Year 2022
Format T20
Last Edition 2018
Defending Champion India
Number of Participating Teams 6
Dates August 2022-September 2022

Where to Watch Asia Cup 2022

Cricket fans can watch the Asia Cup Twenty20 Tournament on PTV Sports Live Match 2022 while Indian fans can enjoy the matches on Star Sports Network. Disney+ Hotstar is the digital OTT platform where cricket lovers from all over the globe can watch the tournament.

The Asia Cup Live Streaming 2022 will be broadcast on multiple channels which are listed below:

India: Star Sports Network, Sony Ten

Pakistan: PTV Sports, A Sports HD, Ten Sports

Bangladesh: Gazi TV, T-Sports

UnitedKingdom: Sky Sports Cricket

UnitedStates: Willow TV

Australia: Fox Sports

Canada: ATN Cricket Plus

United Arab Emirates: Cricwick

Asia Cup Schedule 2022 Schedule, Match Date, Fixture

Match Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue Time PST
27 August 2022 Sri Lanka Afghanistan Dubai 7:00 PM
28 August 2022 India Pakistan Dubai 7:00 PM
30 August 2022 Bangladesh Afghanistan Sharjah 7:00 PM
31 August 2022 India Qualifier Team Dubai 7:00 PM
1 September 2022 Sri Lanka Bangladesh Dubai 7:00 PM
2 September 2022 Pakistan Qualifier Team Sharjah 7:00 PM

Asia Cup Super Four State Schedule

Match Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue Time PST
3 September 2022 B1 B2 Sharjah 7:00 PM
4 September 2022 A1 A2 Dubai 7:00 PM
6 September 2022 A1 B1 Dubai 7:00 PM
7 September 2022 A2 B2 Dubai 7:00 PM
8 September 2022 A1 B2 Dubai 7:00 PM
9 September 2022 B1 A2 Dubai 7:00 PM

Final Match Asia Cup UAE 2022

Match Date Team 1 Team2 Venue Time PST
11 September 2022 – AIS Cup 2022 Final 1st Super 4 2nd Super 4 Dubai 7:00 PM