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A Brief History of the Asia Cup

Asia cup news are here Let us know the background of the Aisa Cup and the predicted Indian team for the Asia Cup 2022.

The Asia Cup was established in 1983 by the Asian Cricket Council that was founded to foster the cooperation between Asian nations. The headquarters of this council is located in UAE and this is the reason why the inaugural Asia Cup was played in Sharjah, UAE. The Asia cup announcement was accepted by all countries and a positive spirit has been maintained until now.

1984 India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan was the team who took part. India won the inaugural edition of the Asia Cup beating Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The event was a round-robin one.

1986 India was not a participant in this tournament held within Sri Lanka due to deteriorating relations with Sri Lanka. The tournament was later played in opposition to SL, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Sri Lanka won the tournament by defeating Pakistan in the final match.

1988: It was held at the shores of Bangladesh and also. For the first time at least three teams took part. India won against Sri Lanka in the final.

1990 1990: This year’s Asia Cup was held in India but Pakistan didn’t attend due to tensions between Pakistan and India in the moment. India took home the trophy by defeating Sri Lanka in the final.

1993 The event was abandoned because of the absence of political relations with India and Pakistan.

1995 India defeats Sri Lanka for the third time in succession to claim the Asia Cup held in Sharjah, UAE.

1997: It was played at the shores of Sri Lanka and the host nation beat India in the final match of the championship.

2000: The tournament was held in Bangladesh as well. Pakistan is the only country team to take the title, after beating Sri Lanka in the final.

2004: It was the first time, the UAE and Hong Kong, took part in the event that was held at Sri Lanka. Teams were divided in groups, for the very first time. Sri Lanka defeated India in the final to win their third title.

2008 It was played in Pakistan It was a great success and witnessed Sri Lanka win its fourth title, after overcoming India totally in the finals of the championship.

2010 2011: Only Pakistan, Bangladesh, India along with Sri Lanka participated in this tournament, which was held in Sri Lanka. In the final game, India defeated Sri Lanka to become champions five times.

2012. Pakistan won the event for the second year in succession, defeating Bangladesh at the end of the game in the final match of the championship.

2014. Afghanistan participated for the very first time at the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka won the tournament for the fifth time beating Pakistan.

2016: The tournament was held in T20I format for the very first time since the first time it was introduced. India was the winner and beat Bangladesh for the sixth time.

The 15-member Indian squad is expected to be present for the 2022 Asian Cup. Asia Cup 2022

India, Pakistan, and the Qualifier are all in Group A. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are in Group B. Teams from every category can be selected to participate in the Super 4, and the two teams in the upper echelon of the ladder will be eligible for the finals. Finals will be held on the 11th of September in Dubai at the end of September on 11th. As for the other teams, India will be looking to defend their title and in the process, refine their team’s preparation since they will play for the T20 World Cup is set to be played between October and November of the months ahead.

The India expected 15-member squad for the 2022 Asia Cup:

1. Rohit Sharma

The team captain, as well as one of the most efficient white ball hitters in the last century. Rohit Sharma’s name is among the first names to be listed on the roster sheet of India. He was also India’s captain during last year’s edition but in the absence of Virat Kohli.

2. KL Rahul

KL Rahul is one of the top athletes for the Indian team. He is the captain of the side. KL Rahul has an open-field bat, and is believed to be among the best batters in T20Is. He scored 1,831 runs over 56 games, and had the average being 40.68 with an average of 142.49 with 200 and 16 fifties.

3. Virat Kohli

Former India captain and one of the most successful batters of today’s Generation, Virat Kohli will be back for his third appearance during the Asia Cup after taking some time off. Virat Kohli has 99 T20Is. With over 3,500 run. at least 50 runs per day runs in the bag. Virat Kohli is expected to rank among the top and influential players in this squad.

4. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant has established himself as a wicketkeeper who can play any format and batsman in Team Team India in recent times. Pant is expected to be the main wicketkeeper for India again in the Asia Cup as he was in England and West Indies during the T20I series.

Pant has a natural ability as a ferocious batter who loves taking on top bowlers in all kinds of situation. Pant typically plays just a few balls prior to the beginning of an innings, prior to unleashing his aggressive strokes.

5. Suryakumar Yadav

One of the most experienced players as well as the top white ball hitters within the country, Suryakumar Yadav will be one of the first names to be listed on the roster of India at the 2022 Asia Cup. Suryakumar Yadav is also India’s top-ranked player in T20Is and the second overall, behind Babar Azam.

6. Deepak Hooda

The all-rounder, who has a phenomenal batting record during his brief time in the international stage, has proved to be inspiring, especially in the smallest format. He is often referred to as the “hurricane due to his capacity to strike big and change the speed of the game. He made his T20I debut during the game with Sri Lanka in February in Lucknow.

7. Dinesh Karthik

One of the best finishers in the T20s, and one of India’s most talented players over the last four weeks, Dinesh Karthik has been an experienced player for India’s T20I squad. Karthik is also known for having the longest T20I record of any player from India that are playing cricket.

8. Hardik Pandya

The IPL 2022 proved to be significant in the life of another Indian superstar, Hardik Pandya, as it offered him the opportunity to be an all-rounder and show the ability to lead the whole team. Hardik Pandya not only impressed with his leadership abilities, but also led Gujarat Titans (GT) to the top position in their first season but also enjoying one of his finest seasons in the IPL.

9. Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is yet another all-rounder who has versatility and depth across all fields. The Saurashtra cricketer is one of the most fit players in the team. He is known for his enthusiasm playing on the field. He is a skilled athlete with strength and confidence regardless of the place of play.

10. Harshal Patel

One of the most sought-after Indian bowlers, he can break alliances and provide breakthroughs, by getting a crucial wicket Harshal Patel. The right-arm pacer is a broad range of abilities and is able to bowl at any point in the game. He is also able to bowl in the powerplay to catch early wickets or in the final stages to reduce the amount of points scored.

11. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

The slim-speed bowler from Meerut who has a unique control over fresh fruits, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, is an integral member of Team India in the scheme of things. The bowler is among the fastest bowlers in the world of T20 cricket, and is the top-ranked Indian bowler in T20Is.

12. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah is thought to be the mainstay for his Indian bowling team. He is also among the most fearsome bowlers in the globe. By using his unique straight-arm method the bowler creates an awkward angle which bounces off the ground and onto batters with a tremendous speed and bounce.

13. Arshdeep Singh

One of the newest speed bowling superstars is 23-year-old left-arm pacer from Punjab, Arshdeep Singh. After his stellar performance in the IPL in the past few years, he managed to make his first appearance in the international arena on July 7, when the Indians was a part of England in the T20I opener.

14. Yuzvendra Chahal

One of the most renowned white ballers in the country and one of the best leg spinners across the world, Yuzvenndra Chahal was the most likely choice to become the main spinner specialist in India. He was dropped final season and wasn’t enough to make the T20 World Cup squad. But the player has been unstoppable ever since.

15. Ravi Bishnoi

One of the emerging stars in India in the spin field is the Jodhpur player Ravi Bishnoi. From being the top wicket-taker at during the World Cup for Under-19s in 2020, to the day that he made his debut as an adult the year following, the fact that he’s now a major player in India and is among the emerging potential players.

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