India won the first Asia Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka. During that time India’s captain was Sunil Gavaskar. After this, the Asia Cup was organized in Sri Lanka in 1986 and the host team was the winner. Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets.
Team India is busy preparing for the Asia Cup. The Asia Cup will start from August 27. The great match will be played on 28. The amazing match means India vs Pakistan match which every cricket lover is eagerly waiting for. Talking about the Asia Cup, India has dominated the opposing teams on most occasions. India have won seven Asia Cup titles so far. In such a situation, he must now win the eighth title. Looking at the Asia Cup’s 38-year history, it has been full of ups and downs. But India has shown consistency in its performance. The Asia Cup was first organized in the United Arab Emirates in 1984. India won the first Asia Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka. During that time India’s captain was Sunil Gavaskar. After this, the Asia Cup was organized in Sri Lanka in 1986 and the host team was the winner. Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets.
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In the 1988 Asia Cup, India came back strongly to capture the title. In this tournament held in Bangladesh, India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the last match. In 1990-91 this tournament was organized in India and the host team had captured it. India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the last match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. In 1995, India won the title by defeating Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in the final of the Asia Cup held in the United Arab Emirates. After 1995, India had to wait a long time for the Asia Cup. In 2010, he got a chance to win the title again in the Asia Cup when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain. In 2010, India defeated Sri Lanka by 100 runs to win the Asia Cup title. Asia Cup was played in Bangladesh in 2016. India defeated Bangladesh in the last match.
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It was the first time that the Asia Cup was played in the T20 format. Asia Cup was played in United Arab Emirates in 2018. Rohit Sharma was the captain and India won the title by defeating Bangladesh by 3 wickets. In India, where India have won seven Asia Cup titles so far. While Sri Lanka have won five and Pakistan have won two titles. Talking about India’s captains, Sunil Gavaskar won the Asia Cup in 1984. India won the Asia Cup in 1988 under the captaincy of Dilip Vengsarkar. India have won this tournament twice under the captaincy of Mohammad Azharuddin. At the same time, India has managed to win the tournament twice under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. We won the tournament in 2018 under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.
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In such a situation, Rohit Sharma will again try to win this tournament. If India win the tournament under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, then he will become the third captain after Mohammad Azharuddin and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to win the Asia Cup title twice each. This time the Asia Cup will be played in T20 format. India’s first match is to play against Pakistan. Apart from this, there is a match between India and Hong Kong on August 31. This time a total of 6 teams will participate in the Asia Cup. The teams are placed in two groups, and all teams must play six games against each other. Huge preparation is being done for the matches from India. However, some Rahul Dravid was infected with the corona virus just before the tournament. In such a situation, VVS Laxman has become a temporary coach.
Indian Team for Asia Cup:
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.