Asia Cup Format & History: The matches of Asia Cup 2022 will start from tomorrow. Teams of India and Pakistan (IND vs PAK 2022) will face-off on August 28 at the Dubai International Stadium. At the same time, the final of this tournament will be played on September 11. The first match of the Asia Cup 2022 will be played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Actually, after almost 4 years, the Asia Cup is being organized. Earlier in the year 2018, the Asia Cup was played.
Asia Cup 2022 matches will be played in T20 format
The matches of Asia Cup 2022 will be played in T20 format. However, before this, for the first time in the year 2016, the matches of this tournament were played in T20 format. Actually, T20 World Cup was to be organized that year, due to which Asia Cup was played in T20 format compared to 2016. At the same time, this year also the T20 World Cup is to be organized, so this time also this tournament will be played in T20 format.
Watch live broadcast and streaming here
The live broadcast of Asia Cup 2022 will be on Star Sports Network. Actually, the live broadcast of Asia Cup 2022 will be done on the channels of Star Sports. At the same time, apart from this, live streaming will be done on Hotstar app and website.
history of asia cup
Talking about the history of Asia Cup, it started in the year 1984. That year this tournament was played in UAE. Team India became the champion in the Asia Cup 1984. At the same time, the Asia Cup has been organized 14 times so far. In which India has won the trophy for the maximum 7 times, while Sri Lanka has won the Asia Cup 5 times.
Sanath Jayasuriya has the most runs in the Asia Cup
Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya is the highest run-scorer in the Asia Cup. Jayasuriya has scored 1220 runs in 25 matches. At the same time, Lasith Malinga is the most successful bowler of this tournament. In the Asia Cup, Lasith Malinga has 29 wickets in 14 matches at an average of 20.55.
Teams will be in two groups-
The 6 teams of Asia Cup 2022 are divided into 2 groups. At the same time, 13 matches will be played in this tournament.
Group 1: India, Pakistan and Hong Kong
Group 2: Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh
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