The Asia T20 Cup 2022 will kick off on Saturday, August, 27, and the battle for Asian Supermacy runs until September, 11. A total of six Asian teams will be featured in Asia’s most prestigious tournament. The 15th edition of Asia Cup T20 2022 will be played in the T-20 format. A total of 13 T20 games will be played among India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Qualifier-1. The tournament will be played in two cities in the United Arab Emirates.
In today’s blog, we are going to discuss the top five bowlers who can make an impact in the upcoming Asia Cup Cricket 2022.
Five Bowlers To Watch Out For Asia T20 Cup 2022
#1. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Since making his comeback to the Indian Cricket Team, Bhuvneshwar Kumar looks sharper, faster, and better as a bowler. The right-arm medium-fast bowler has played nine ODI games in the Asia Cup tournament and picked nine wickets with an economy rate of 4.43.
He also played one T20 game in Asia Cup T20 and picked two wickets at a bowling average of 4.00 and an economy rate of 2. Overall, he has played 72 T20 games for India and picked a total of 73 wickets at a bowling average of 23.40 and strike rate of 20.30.
#2. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan, one of the finest spinners in modern cricket, is another bowler to watch out for in Asia T20 Cup 2022. Rashid Khan has played 5 ODI games in this marquee tournament and picked 10 wickets at a bowling average of 17.20 and strike rate of 27.70. He also played 3 T20 games in this competition and has taken a total of 5 wickets with an economy rate of 6.45.
#3. Shakib Al Hasan
The captain of the Bangladesh Cricket Team, Shakib Al Hasan can give stiff competition to the opposition in this marquee tournament. The left-arm bowler has featured in 5 T20 games and 13 ODI games in this tournament and has managed to pick a total of 5 T20 wickets and 19 ODI wickets.
#4. Wanindu Hasaranga
Sri Lanka’s talented bowling all-rounder, Wanindu Hasaranga, has got the potential to become the best bowler in the Cricket Asia Cup 2022 as he performed exceptionally well on UAE’s pitch. Overall, Hasaranga has taken a total of 62 wickets in 38 T20 games for Sri Lanka. The right-arm leg-spinner has picked wickets at a bowling average of 14.10 and a strike rate of 12.80 in his T20 career.
#5. Haris Rauf
Haris Rauf will lead the Pakistan attack in the absence of premium fast bowler Shaheen Afridi who was ruled out from the Asia Cup due to injury. The right-arm fast-bowler has appeared in 35 International T20 games for Pakistan and has taken a total of 42 wickets at a bowling strike rate of 17.50 and an average of 24.90.