Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2022: The Indian women’s team will take on arch-rivals Pakistan on October 7 in the Women’s T20 Asia Cup starting in Sylhet, Bangladesh next month. Asian Cricket Council (ACC) President Jay Shah made this announcement on Tuesday.
The Women’s Asia Cup has been announced-
The Women’s Asia Cup has been announced, the 2022 edition of which will be played from October 1 to 15. And the news was confirmed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, 20 September, which includes the full fixtures of the tournament.
The first match played between Bangladesh against Thailand
The first match of the tournament is to be played between Bangladesh against Thailand. And then India will take on Sri Lanka on the first day. The league phase will continue till October 11. While the semi-finals will be played on October 13 and the final on October 15.
India has won the Asia Cup a record six times
This will be the eighth edition of the Women’s Asia Cup. The 2022 tournament is to be played in T20 format. Bangladesh will defend its title having defeated India in the final of the previous edition in 2018. Nevertheless, the Indians are the most successful team in the history of the Eve competition, having won the title six times and are eyeing their seventh Asia Cup crown.
Seven teams will compete for Asian supremacy in the eighth edition
UAE and Malaysia were the last two teams that booked their berths
UAE and Malaysia were the last two teams that booked their berths in the upcoming tournament to successfully make it to the finals of the 2022 ACC Women’s T20 Championship.
Afghanistan has had no women’s team since the Taliban came to power.