The Asia Cup 2022 tournament will be underway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from August 27. The six-team tournament will have India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and a qualifier in action across two groups.
The tournament is also returning in the T20 format for the first time since 2016. Ahead of the 15th edition of the Asia Cup, here’s a look at the full squads of all teams:
GROUP A - (India, Pakistan, Hong Kong)
India Asia Cup squad
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan
Standbys: Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Shreyas Iyer
Pakistan Asia Cup squad
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**
*Shaheen Shah Afridi was ruled out with a knee injury
**Mohammad Wasim Jnr. was ruled out with a left side strain
Qualifier - Hong Kong Asia Cup squad
Yasim Murtaza, Nizakat Khan(c), Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie(w), Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Ehsan Khan, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Ayush Shukla, Wajid Shah, Aftab Hussain, Dhananjay Rao, Mohammad Waheed, Ahan Trivedi, Ateeq Iqbal
GROUP B - (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan)
Sri Lanka Asia Cup squad
Dasun Shanaka (captain), Dhanushaka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Banuka Rajapaksha, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanidu Hasaranga, Mahesh Theekshana, Jeffery Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwanindu Fernando and Kasun Rajitha.
Note: Binura Fernando and Kasun Rajitha were selected in the original squad, but will not tour owing to injuries sustained during the SLC Invitational T20 League 2022. Dushmantha Chameera has also been ruled out with a calf injury
Bangladesh Asia Cup squad
Shakib Al Hasan (c), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Naim*
*Nurul Hasan was ruled out of the Asia Cup with an ankle injury, Naim named as his replacement
Afghanistan Asia Cup squad
Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran (VC), Afsar Zazai (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujib ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Rashid Khan and Samiullah Shinwari.
Reserves: Nijat Masoud, Qais Ahmad, and Sharafuddin Ashraf