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Asia Cup 2022 To Be Held In Sri Lanka From August 27, Will Be In T20 Format

The 2022 Asia Cup will probably be held in Sri Lanka later this yr and will probably be performed in T20 format.© AFP

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday introduced that the upcoming version of the Asia Cup will probably be held later this yr between August 27 and September 11. The event will probably be performed in T20 format whereas the qualifiers for a similar will start from August 20. “The Asia Cup 2022 (T20 Format) will be held in Sri Lanka from 27 August – 11 September later this year. The Qualifiers for the same will be played 20 August 2022 onwards,” the ACC stated in an official assertion.

The Asia Cup is held each two years however the 2020 version of the event was cancelled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Since the inception of the event in 1984, India stay essentially the most profitable aspect within the historical past of the Asia Cup, profitable seven of the 14 editions to date, together with the final two editions (1984, 1988, 1990/91, 1995, 2010, 2016 and 2018).

During the final version of the event, the Rohit-Sharma led Team India defeated Bangladesh within the closing in Dubai.

The upcoming version of the Asia Cup will probably be solely the second event when the event will probably be performed within the T20 format.

The 2016 version was additionally performed within the T20 format, with India beating Bangladesh within the closing in Dhaka.

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Meanwhile, the Indian gamers are presently gearing up for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

IPL 2022 begins Saturday, March 26, with defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) going through Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the opening match of the event.

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