The Asia Cup 2022 is all scheduled to take place in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from August 27 to September 11. The 15th edition will be played in the T20 format between the Six Asian teams.
Six teams from the continent will be participating in the multi-nation tournament. Sri Lanka, defending champions India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan have qualified already for the tournament. The sixth and final team will be joining others after a qualifying tournament. The six-team tournament will be preceded by the Qualifiers, which will get underway on August 20. These teams are UAE, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong, in which UAE and Kuwait clear Qualifier match.
The previous edition of the Asia Cup T20 was held in Bangladesh in 2016. MS Dhoni-led India defeated the hosts Bangladesh in a rain-curtailed match by eight wickets. The Men In Blue would yet again emerge triumphant in the next edition in the UAE which was played in the 50-overs format. They once again got the better of Bangladesh by three wickets in a last-ball thriller.
In the Asia Cup for the maximum 7 times, Team India won this cup in the year 1984, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2010, 2016, and 2018. Sri Lanka won this cup for 5 times 1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, and 2014. Pakistan won this tournament two times in 2000 and 2012.