India squad for Asia Cup 2022 Announced: India squad for Asia Cup 2022 in UAE has been announced by BCCI on Monday, 8th August, 2022.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked India’s squad for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 to be played from 27th August to 11th September 2022 in UAE (Dubai & Sharjah)
The 15th edition of the tournament will be played in the UAE between six teams (main event). Defending champions India are also the most successful team, having won the trophy seven times. While the last edition of the tournament was held in an ODI format, this edition will feature the T20 format.
Asia Cup: The six teams are divided into two groups with India, Pakistan and a qualifying team in Group A and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan forming Group B. Each team plays the other once in the group stage with the top two teams from each group advancing to the Super 4 round. The top 2 teams from Super 4 will qualify for the final.
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Big guns return
Big guns return as India name squad for Asia Cup 2022. Virat Kohli, KL Rahul return as India name 15-member squad.
Batters Virat Kohli and KL Rahul both make a comeback, but ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah was excluded from the squad with a back injury which is a worry for the Men in Blue.
India Squad by BCCI
Asia Cup 2022 India’s squad announced by BCCI on The Official Twitter Handle of Team India @BCCI.
India’s squad for Asia Cup 2022: #TeamIndia squad for Asia Cup 2022 – Rohit Sharma (Capt ), KL Rahul (VC), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Stand By For Asia Cup 2022
Three players Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel and Deepak Chahar have been named as standbys
Injury Update for Team India
The Indian key T20 bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel were not available for selection owing to injuries. They are currently undergoing rehab at the NCA in Bengaluru.