Wednesday, September 28, 2022

UAE all set to host Asia Cup from Aug 28

UAE all set to host Asia Cup from Aug 28

DUBAI (92 News) - The participating teams have started preparations as the United Arab Emirates is ready to host the Asia Cup.

Players from Pakistan and Afghanistan interacted with each other. Pakistan skipper Babar Azam also held an informal meeting with Indian player Virat Kohli.

Pakistan will take on India in their opener in Dubai on August 28, while their second Group A fixture will be against a qualifier (UAE, Kuwait, Singapore or Hong Kong) in Sharjah on September 2. The Super Four matches will be played from September 3-9.

Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab), Shadab Khan (vice-captain) (Northern), Asif Ali (Northern), Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf (Northern), Iftikhar Ahmed (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Khushdil Shah (Southern Punjab), Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh), Mohammad Nawaz (Northern), Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Naseem Shah (Southern Punjab), Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh) and Usman Qadir (Central Punjab).