Asia Cup 2022
They fought for independence, they fought for recognition. Now brace yourselves for the returning rematch between Pakistan and India. It’ll have you gripping your seats with anticipation, amazement, and breathtaking moments that’ll go down in history. In the winter season play Pakistan came out victorious by securing 10 wickets against India. Leading the team was Babar Azam who showed great effort and technique in motivating his teammates and setting strategies to keep India on the edge.
Given the green light by the Asian Cricket Council, Sri Lanka will be hosting the Asia Cup, while ignoring the political and economic crisis faced by the country. The cup features the format of T20, UAE, Nepal, Hong Kong, and other countries will also be competing in the qualifiers.
The qualifiers will begin on the 21st August with Afghanistan squaring up against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. However, all eyes will be locked on the iconic match-up between Pak and India teams. Leading the team India we have a comeback of Rohit Sharma the “Skipper” and Rahul Dravid as the “Coach”, in response Pakistan has doubled down with captain Babar Azam back on the helm and wicket-keeper and batter Mohammad Rizwan who proved to be a devastating threat for India, but the major problem is Shaheen Afridi the “Left Arm Pacer”.
A Recap of India and Pakistan’s Battle for Glory
In test matches India and Pakistan played over 59 matches with India winning 9 times and Pakistan winning 12 times. During this session 38 draws and ties also occurred. ODI India won 55 out of 132 while Pakistan won 73, with draws at 4. Finally in the T20, 9 matches were played. India won 6 matches and Pakistan won 2, only 1 draw occurred.