Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained

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Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained
Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained

Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained

In the Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 match on Tuesday in Dubai, Sri Lanka defeated Rohit Sharma-led India by six wickets.

The defeat diminished India’s prospects of making it to the final game and retaining its title. The two-time defending champion is currently in a position where Pakistan’s performance will determine whether it advances to the final.

Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained
Can India qualify for Asia Cup 2022 final after Super 4 loss to Sri Lanka? Scenario explained

Can India still qualify for the Asia Cup 2022 final?

The result of Pakistan’s remaining Super 4 games against Afghanistan (Wednesday) and Sri Lanka (Friday) will determine whether or not India advances to the final.

India will require Pakistan to lose both matches. On Thursday, it will also need to defeat Afghanistan by a big margin. The equation could still narrow down to an NRR knockout between India, Afghanistan and Pakistan even if all of the aforementioned results go in India’s favour.