The BCCI has already announced the India squad for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. The continental championship is scheduled to start on August 27. India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on August 28. The Men in Blue are the defending champions, having won the previous edition in 2018 by beating Bangladesh.
The Rohit Sharma-led side are one of the favourites for the upcoming edition too and will be keen to win the title. With seven title wins, India are the most successful team in the history of IPL. So before the tournament gets underway and India start their title defence, here is the list of the players who will represent the team in the tournament.
Asia Cup 2022: India Squad For The Continental Championship
Openers: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul
Skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are the only designated openers in the India squad for Asia Cup 2022. The duo are set to open the innings in the continental championship. In case, India need the service of another player as opener, the likes of Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav or even Rishabh Pant could be promoted. Hooda, Yadav and Pant have been tried out as openers in recent times.