Asia Cup Super 4 Schedule: India vs Pakistan on Sunday; Dates, timings, venues, qualified teams
Asia Cup Super 4 Schedule: After the group stage of the six-team tournament, the best four teams progress to the Asia Cup Super Four stage.
Instead of a normal semi-final phase, the teams progressing from the two groups play each other in another round robin phase. Also from there, the top two sides to go head-to-head in the tournament final. Moreover, Points from the opening group stage do not carry over for the Super Four stage.
India have secured top spot in Group A. After beating Pakistan in the final over in their encounter, before brushing aside a Hong Kong challenge. Therefore, the second spot belongs to Pakistan after their dominant 155-run victory against Hong Kong on Friday.
Perhaps on a push to nab the No.1 spot on the ICC T20I batting rankings, Suryakumar Yadav has made a thunderous start to the tournament, also making his 86 runs across two knocks at a strike rate of 195.45.
Over in Group B, Afghanistan have sprinted out of the blocks, accounting for both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. After winning by eight and seven wickets in respective matches.
However, Sri Lanka won the all-important meeting with Bangladesh to take the second Super Four spot in Group B. After winning by two wickets in the final over of their chase.
Therefore, it means a Sri Lanka-Afghanistan re-match begins the Super Four phase on September 3 in Sharjah. Also with India taking on Pakistan on September 4 in Dubai.
India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali.
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thusara, Dinesh Chandimal.
Super 4, Asia Cup 2022 schedule
3 September Match 1: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Sharjah, 7:30PM IST
4 September Match 2: India vs Pakistan, Dubai, 7:30PM IST
6 September, Match 3: India vs Sri Lanka, Dubai, 7:30PM IST
7 September ,Match 4: Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Sharjah, 7:30PM IST
8 September, Match 5: India vs Afghanistan, Dubai, 7:30PM IST
9 September, Match 6: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Dubai, 7:30PM IST
11 September: Final, Dubai, 7:30PM IST.