Women’s Asia Cup starts from October 1. Among the seven teams, Asia will begin the fight to be the best in Asia for girls.
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Mumbai: Rohit Sharma’s performance in the Asia Cup is endlessly criticized. The Men in Blue were knocked out of the Asia Cup after consecutive defeats in the Super Four stage. Rohit did not get the crown of Asia’s best. Women in Blue can fulfill that regret of Indian cricketers this year. This time Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will fight to be the best in Asia. Women’s T20 Asia Cup (Women’s Asia Cup 2022) The schedule has been announced by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). Next month, the women’s Asia Cup T20 will be held in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Seven teams will play. Apart from India and hosts Bangladesh, the remaining teams are Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Thailand and Malaysia. The tournament was supposed to be held in 2020. Delayed in 2021 due to Corona. The game was not played that year either. Finally, the women’s Asia Cup T20 tournament is starting in October this year.
India are the six-time champions of the Women’s Asia Cup. However, in 2018, India missed out on the title by losing to the girls of Bangladesh. The Women in Blue lost a last-ball thriller to the Tigresses. Harmanpreet Kaur-led India begin campaign against Sri Lanka. That is the opening match of the tournament on October 1. Malaysia will play against UAE on October 3 and Mandhana on October 4. India-Pakistan High Voltage Match in Women’s Asia Cup on October 7 They will play against Bangladesh on October 8 and Thailand on October 10 in the round robin round. The final match is on October 15.
India Women’s Asia Cup Schedule
October 1: India vs Sri Lanka: 1.30pm October 3: India vs Malaysia: 1.30pm October 4: India vs UAE: 1.30pm October 7: India vs Pakistan: 1.30pm October 8: India vs Bangladesh: 1.30pm October 10: India vs Thailand: 1.30pm
The Indian team for the Women’s Asia Cup has already been announced. Bengal girl Richa Ghosh got a place in the original squad of 15 members. Tanya Sapna Bhatia and Simran Dil Bahadur have been kept on standby.
India Squad for Women’s Asia Cup: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Deepti Sharma, Shefali Verma, Jemima Rodriguez, Sabbineni Meghna, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper), Sneh Rana, Hemlata, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Radha Yadav and KP Navgir.
Stand by: Tanya Sapna Bhatia and Simran Dil Bahadur.