India Vs Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022: History, Statistics, Predicted Squads

Much awaited Asia Cup is at a distance of days now. It is going to be held in UAE after ACC has changed the venue at the request of Sri Lanka amid the crisis in their country. The good thing is that host is still Sri Lanka. Venues are still to be finalized and discussions are underway.

The good thing about these tournaments is, that the world gets a chance to see the two traditional rivals fight on the sports field. As both the countries have stopped playing against each other on the international forums in bilateral series, these tournaments are the only source where people get a chance to see their favorite players proving their skills.

Asia Cup 2022 Format

This time, Asia Cup will be played in the T20 format as per the ICC rules, the Asia Cup will be played in the same format as the next ICC tournament will be scheduled. T20 World Cup 2022 is just a month away after this, so Asia Cup 2022 will be played inT20 format as it was in 2016. It will help the participating teams to get themselves prepare for the big tournament.

Ind Vs Pak: Schedule Match

The high-intensity match between Pakistan and India will take place on 28th August 2022. After this match, both the rivals will again lock their horns in ICC T20 World Cup on 23rd October 2022, which is scheduled in Australia.

Asia Cup 2018

India is defending champion of the Asia Cup. They beat Bangladesh in the finals of the Asia Cup 2018. The performance of the Indian team was marvelous back then. It also defeated Pakistan easily. In two matches of the tournament, India defeated the green shirts by 9 and 8 wickets respectively in the ODI format.

India Pakistan Last Played

It has been a long time since both teams played against each other. In T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE, Pakistan defeated India with a flawless win. Playing first, India scored 151/ 7. Muhammad Amir took early and important wickets. Green shirts made this happen without any loss in 17.5 overs. With this win, they made their rivals out of playing chances of playoffs.


A summary of matches played between two teams is prepared by Betjee in a table.

  T20 ODI Test
Matches 8 131 59
Pak Won 1 73 12
India Won 6 54 9



Predicted Squad

India’s side is led by Rohit Sharma whereas Pakistan’s captain is Babar Azam. The squads of both teams are predicted as:

Indian Squad for Asia Cup 2022

Rohit Sharma (c), Deepak Hooda, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah


Pakistan Squad for Asia Cup 2022

Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Hasan Ali