The honor of opening the Cricket Asia Cup 2022 goes to Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. While Pakistan had to wait for the next day for their opening game, as per Asia Cup Schedule 2022. The 15th edition of the Cricket Asia Cup is scheduled to take place from August 27 – September 11, this year. In total, 13 matches will be played among six Asian teams, two venues will be used in the tournament and the final will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
This will be the second instance when Asia Cup Cricket will be played in the T20 format. We are going to discuss Pakistan’s past performance in the Asia Cup, their Asia Cup squad, and schedule in this latest post.
Pakistan Performance in Asia Cup History
Pakistan has played four finals in the Cricket Asia Cup and won two out of them. They won their inaugural title in 2000 when they beat Sri Lanka in the Final. The second instance occurs they beat Bangladesh in 2012. Overall, Pakistan has featured in 45 ODI games in Asia Cup and won 26 games. They have also played four T20 games in ACC and won two out of them.
Pakistan Squad For Asia Cup 2022
Babar Azam (c), Shahnawaz Dahani, Asif Ali, Naseem Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haider Ali, Usman Qadir.
Pakistan Asia Cup Schedule 2022
Pakistan along with India and Qualifier-1 will form Group A. Pakistan will up against India in their opening game of the tournament on August, 28 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, starting at 06:00 PM (local time). Pakistan finishes their league game, against Qualifier-1 on September, 2 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium from 06:00 PM (local time).
|28-08-2022||A||India||vs||Pakistan||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|02-09-2022||A||Pakistan||vs||Qualifier Team||06:00 PM||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
If Pakistan achieves the top spot in Group A
In this scenario, Pakistan will meet the runner-up of the first round’s Group A on September, 4 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Pakistan will face the topper and runner-up of the first round’s Group B on September, 6 and September, 8 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, as per Asia Cup Schedule 2022.
|04-09-2022||Super 4||Pakistan||vs||A2||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|06-09-2022||Super 4||Pakistan||vs||B1||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|08-09-2022||Super 4||Pakistan||vs||B2||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
If Pakistan on the second position in their Group
In this situation, Pakistan will up against the topper from the first round’s Group A on September, 4 in Dubai. They will play their second and third game against runner-up and topper from the first round’s Group B on September, 7 and September, 9 in Dubai.
|04-09-2022||Super 4||A1||vs||Pakistan||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|07-09-2022||Super 4||Pakistan||vs||B2||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|09-09-2022||Super 4||B1||vs||Pakistan||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|