Asia Cup Cricket 2022 will be held in Sri Lanka

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At the annual Asian Cricket Council meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 19 March 2022, decided that the Asia Cup 2022 (T20 Format) will be held in Sri Lanka from August 27-September 11 2022.

  • All five Test teams - hosts Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh - will take part in the tournament while one more Asian side will be decided after a qualifying tournament which will be held from 20 August 2022.

  • The Asia Cup, which usually alternates between ODI and T20I formats, was last played in 2018 and won by India. 

  • The next edition in 2020 was postponed due to covid -19 and it will finally be held in 2022 in Sri Lanka.

  •  Pakistan is scheduled to host the Asian Championship in 2023.

  • Defending champions India are the most successful team in Asia Cup, winning it seven times including the lone T20I edition in 2016 while Sri Lanka have won the competition five times.

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