Rohit Sharma led the Indian team wrapped up the West Indies tour on a high note with 4-1 win in five-match T20I series and is all set for the Asia Cup 2022 which will be played in UAE starting from 27 Aug 2022 to 11 Sep 2022.
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were included in India’s 15-member team as BCCI announced the 15-member squad for Asia Cup 2022 on 8 Aug 2022. Former captain aka Run-Machine Virat Kolhi was rested for the Windies tour while KL Rahul was struggling with injury and Covid-19 infection.
Here is the 15 Member Squad for Asia Cup 2022
Yorker King Jasprit Bumrah and death bowling specialist Harshal were ruled out due to injuries.
BCCI named three players on standby, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, and Deepak Chahar.
Players to watch in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022
Young Indian left-arm fast bowler recently got awarded Man-of-the-Series in a T20I series against Windies which is one of the key reasons for considering him in the 15-member squad.
Filling Jasprit Bumrah’s shoes will not be easy but Arshdeep is no less. It will be a big opportunity for the youngster to showcase his skills in high-pressure games too as India will be facing their arch-rival Pakistan in their first match of the Asia cup on Aug 28, 2022.
Right-handed batter has done nothing wrong in the past few weeks whenever he got the opportunity to play. Hooda got selected ahead of Shreyas Iyer not only because of his hard-hitting performances but also for his off-spin skills too.
Let’s see how these two youngsters handle the pressure in high-voltage games.
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