Pakistan to Face India in Asia Cup 2022 on 28 August
India and Pakistan to face each other before the T20 World Cup 2022. The two arch-rivals Pakistan and India to play in the Asia Cup 2022 on August 28. Sri Lanka is the host of this year’s Asia Cup. This event will be in T20 format. The tournament will start on August 28 and the final on September 11. However, the final schedule has not been finalized yet.
According to Sri Lankan media reports, India and Pakistan are in the same group. Their match could be held on Sunday, August 26 at 7 or 8 pm. The reason for setting a possible date for August 28 is that Sunday is a holiday. Broadcasters and streamers, including the Asian Cricket Council, want to get the most TRP.
The Sri Lanka Cricket Board and the Asian Cricket Council want the stadium to be full for the much-awaited match between Pakistan and India which will be played in T20 format. This is expected to be the highest income from the match. The last time the two arch-rivals met was in the Twenty20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in 2021. Pakistan lost to India by 10 wickets in that match, which was their first win against India in the World Cup.
India is the most successful team in the Asia Cup. The team that lost to Bangladesh in the final of the last Asia Cup in 2016 is the current champion. They have won the Asia Cup a total of six times. In addition, Sri Lanka has won five times and Pakistan twice. Pakistan cricket team is in a great rhythm and will be a hot favourite to win this year’s Asia Cup 2022.