The Women’s Asia Cup 2022 will begin on October 1. This is a T20 tournament which means that it will be a 20-over game. All the matches will be played in Bangladesh. Seven teams comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, the UAE, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia, will compete in the tournament. The final match will be played on October 16.
Malaysia and UAE qualified for the tournament after reaching the final of the 2022 ACC Women’s T20 Championship. This was held in Malaysia in June 2022.
The tournament opener will be played by Bangladesh against Thailand. India will then begin their campaign against Sri Lanka on the same day.
- Sri Lanka
Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-Captain), Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sabbineni Meghana, Richa Ghosh (wk), Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, and K.P. Navgire.
Reserve players: Taniya Sapna Bhatia, and Simran Dil Bahadur.
Bismah Maroof (Captain), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadaf Shamas, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk) and Tuba Hasan.
Reserve players: Nashra Sundhu, Natalia Pervaiz, Umme Hani, and Waheeda Akhtar
Chamari Athapaththu (Captain), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Kaveesha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeevani (wk), Kaushini Nuthyanga, Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Malsha Shehani, Madushika Meththananda, Inoka Ranaweera, Rashmi Silva, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasooriya, Tharika Sewwandi.
Nigar Sultana (c), Shamima Sultana, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Lata Mondal, Salma Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun, Sanjida Akter, Fariha Trisna, and Shohaly Akhter.
Reserve players: Marufa Akther, Sharmin Akter Supta, Nuzhat Tasnia, Rabeya Khan.
Chaya Mughal (c), Esha Rohit Oza, Kavisha Egodage, Theertha Satish (wk), Khushi Sharma, Samaira Dharnidharka, Siya Gokhale, Vaishnave Mahesh, Natasha Cherriath, Indhuja Nandakumar, Rithika Rajith, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Priyanjali Jain, and Rinitha Rajith.
Winifred Duraisingam (Captain), Mas Elysa (Vice-Captain), Sasha Azmi, Aisya Eleesa, Ainna Hamizah Hashim, Elsa Hunter, Jamahidaya Intan, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Wan Julia (wk), Dhanusri Muhunan, Aina Najwa (wk), Nurilyaa Natasya, Nur Arianna Natsya, Nur Dania Syuhada, and Noor Hayati Zakaria.
Sornnarin Tippoch, Nattaya Boochatham, Naruemol Chaiwai (c), Nannapat Koncharoenkai (wk), Nattakan Chantam, Rosenan Kanoh, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Phannita Maya, Thipatcha Putthawong, Nanthita Boonsukham, Suwanan Khiaoto, Suleeporn Laomi, Chanida Sutthiruang, Aphisara Suwanchonrathi, and Sunida Chaturongrattana.
|Match Number||Date||Day||Match||Time (IST)|
|1||1st October||Saturday||Bangladesh vs Thailand||8:30 AM|
|2||1st October||Saturday||India vs Sri Lanka||1:00 PM|
|3||2nd October||Sunday||Pakistan vs Malaysia||8:30 AM|
|4||2nd October||Sunday||Sri Lanka vs UAE||1:00 PM|
|5||3rd October||Monday||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||8:30 AM|
|6||3rd October||Monday||India vs Malaysia||1:00 PM|
|7||4th October||Tuesday||Sri Lanka vs Thailand||8:30 AM|
|8||4th October||Tuesday||India vs UAE||1:00 PM|
|9||5th October||Wednesday||UAE vs Malaysia||1:00 PM|
|10||6th October||Thursday||Pakistan vs Thailand||8:30 AM|
|11||6th October||Thursday||Bangladesh vs Malaysia||1:00 PM|
|12||7th October||Friday||Thailand vs UAE||8:30 AM|
|13||7th October||Friday||India vs Pakistan||1:00 PM|
|14||8th October||Saturday||Sri Lanka vs Malaysia||8:30 AM|
|15||8th October||Saturday||India vs Bangladesh||1:00 PM|
|16||9th October||Sunday||Thailand vs Malaysia||8:30 AM|
|17||9th October||Sunday||Pakistan vs UAE||1:00 PM|
|18||10th October||Monday||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||8:30 AM|
|19||10th October||Monday||India vs Thailand||1:00 PM|
|20||11th October||Tuesday||Bangladesh vs UAE||8:30 AM|
|21||11th October||Tuesday||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||1:00 PM|
|22||13th October||Thursday||Semi Final 1||8:30 AM|
|23||13th October||Thursday||Semi Final 2||1:00 PM|
|24||15th October||Saturday||FINAL||1:00 PM|
All the matches of the Women’s Asia Cup 2022 will be played at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium and Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium in Bangladesh.
Where to watch
Asia Cup will be televised on Star Sports 2/2 HD and Disney+Hotstar.
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