Asia Cup 2022 will start on 27th August 2022. India’s 1st match will be against Pakistan on 28th August. This time T20 Asia Cup is happening after a gap of 4 years. India won previous T20 Asia Cup in 2016. India will be without MS Dhoni for 1st time since 2008 Asia Cup.
Men-in-blue have some unexpected faces in this tournament. Likes of Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi are included in side whereas Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar are sidelined. Here is India’s Best playing XI for Asia Cup:-
Skipper Rohit Sharma will open the innings without any doubt. Rohit has best strike inside the powerplay in 2022(147). One of Virat Kohli/ KL Rahul will be his partner at the top.
Clean striker of the match, one of India’s best T20 batsman will be most probable opener alongside Rohit Sharma. He will be playing 1st match after IPL 2022. He missed South Africa series, England tour, West Indies series.
Arguably, one of the greatest to play game of Cricket, Virat Kohli will be back at his original spot. Kohli has average of 50+ in format. Although, he is not in best touch in recent times, but his past performances are keeping him in playing XI ahead of Deepak Hooda.
SKY is going in form of his life and he is selected in squad ahead of Shreyas Iyer. Currently, he is best striker in Indian batting lineup and he is at No 2 in rankings. SKY has unbelievable strike rate of 176 in T20Is.