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India Squad For Asia Cup 2022 Announced; KL Rahul returns as the Vice-Captain

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced India's Squad for Asia Cup 2022 on Monday. Rohit Sharma will be leading team India in the mega event which is all set to commence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on August 27 this year. The final of Asia Cup 2022 will be played in Dubai on September 11.

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India's campaign in this year's tournament will kick off with a heavyweight clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on August 28. The Men in Blue would like to avenge the defeat in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Meanwhile, they will stamp their authority in regards to the preparation of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 which will be played later this year in Australia.

The BCCI, on Monday, announced India's squad for this year's Asia Cup. Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the squad due to a back injury. Moreover, pacer Harshal Patel will also miss the Asia Cup owing a side strain.

KL Rahul will be the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup 2022. Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik are the two wicketkeepers on the side.

India Squad for the Asia Cup 2022:

Rohit Sharma (C)

KL Rahul (VC)

Virat Kohli

Suryakumar Yadav

Rishabh Pant (wk)

Deepak Hooda

Dinesh Karthik (wk)

Hardik Pandya

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravichandran Ashwin

Yuzvendra Chahal

Ravi Bishnoi

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Arshdeep Singh

Avesh Khan

Backup Players: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel.

Read Also: Jasprit Bumrah is out of the Asia Cup 2022 due to a back injury

Official Twitter post of BCCI confirming the Indian Squad
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