Asia Cup 2022: How can Team India still qualify for the Asia Cup finals?


Last night Sri Lankan team astonishing win over team India in their super 4’s match held in Dubai. This win might change the prediction of India and Pakistan in the finals of Asia Cup 2022.

Earlier, Pakistan took revenge on Team India when they beaten Indian team in the group match when Pakistan players, Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Nawaz played an amazing knocks which helped them beat the mighty Indians.

After beating Team India back to back which means both Pakistan cricket team and Sri Lanka team are a step closer to reach the Asia Cup finals, where as defending champions, India’s dream of reaching the finals looks almost impossible.

Asia Cup 2022: Remaining matches of the event

Date  Matches Venue
September 7 Afghanistan v Pakistan Sharjah
September 8 Afghanistan v India Dubai
September 9 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dubai
September 11 Finals Dubai


Asia Cup 2022: Points table

Team Matches Points Net Run Rate
Sri Lanka 2 4 0.351
Pakistan 1 2 0.126
India 2 0 -0.125
Afghanistan 1 0 -0.589

How can Team India qualify for the final?

As an Indian fans we have never expected this scenarios, Team India now will rely on other teams result to make it to the finals. Team India can only hope that arch-rivals Pakistan team lose their remaining matches.

Team India must beat Afghanistan in their next match by the huge margin to get a better run rate than Pakistan and might grab second spot in the table to qualify for the finals. If that scenario happens, then India and Sri Lanka will face each other in finals of Asia Cup 2022.

Meanwhile, If team Pakistan beats Afghanistan on their next match, that means India will crash out of the super 4 and Sri Lanka and Pakistan will face each other in finals.

What are Team India plans for upcoming T20 World Cup?

There are 80% chances the defending champions will crash out of the Asia Cup 2022 and Rohit Sharma and co. will look for the major upcoming tournament T20 World Cup 2022, Australia.

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has been determined and ready for the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.

“The team is 90-95 per cent settled. Few changes will happen, that’s about it,” he said.

“There are lot of questions that we need to answer and in the last three or four series that we’ve played, we’ve found some answers. There will be a time where we will draw the line and we’ll say this is the combination that we’re going to play.”

Although, Rohit Sharma played an captainship knock against Sri Lanka, wherein he scored an amazing 72 runs off 41 balls. As the skipper mentioned the unsuccessful Asia Cup has not lessen the team’s spirit.

“All the players are relaxed and chilled,” he added.

“We want to maintain an atmosphere in the dressing room which does not change based on a win or a loss. There’s nothing lacking as such, the team has quality. We have played and won so many matches.”