and Afghanistan take on each other in the first match of the Asia Cup 2022 on August 27, Saturday. The tournament will be played in UAE after it was moved out of Sri Lanka due to its economic and political crisis. However, the country will still have the hosting rights of the tournament this year.
, Sri Lanka and are placed in Group A. India, Pakistan and Hong Kong make up group B. India are the defending champion of the tournament. India won the previous edition of the Asia Cup in 2018 by defeating in the final. India has also won the most 7 titles out of 12 Asia Cup tournaments. Sri Lanka has won 5 titles while Pakistan accounts for 2 titles.
The matches will be played in Dubai and Sharjah with the final in Dubai on September 11. Speaking about the format, this Asia Cup will be played in the 20-20 format since this is the year of the . Asia Cup 2016 was played in the 20-over format followed by the 50-over format in 2018. India have won the last two editions of the Asia Cup.
During the group stage, each team will play one match against the teams in their group. The top 2 teams from both groups will qualify for the super four round. During the super 4 round, each team will play one match against the other. The top two teams will qualify for the final.
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Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster of the tournament in India. Disney+ Hotstar will present the live streaming.
PTV and Ten Sports are the official broadcasters of the tournament in Pakistan.
In Bangladesh, Gazi TV will telecast all the matches of the tournament.
Ariana TV will present the live streaming of the tournament in Afghanistan.
In Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC), a government-owned television broadcaster will live telecast the tournament in Sri Lanka.
Fox Sports will present the live action of the tournament in Australia.
In New Zealand
Sky Sports will present the live action of the tournament in New Zealand.
In South Africa
In South Africa, the SuperSport network will present the live-action of the tournament.
In the USA
Willow TV will present the live action of the tournament in the USA.
In the UK
In the UK, Sky Sports will present the live streaming of the tournament.
In the Middle East
In Middle Eastern regions like UAE, OSN Sports Cricket will present the live telecast of the matches.