7-time champions India are hot favourites to lift Asia Cup 2022's trophy. Having clinched titles in the last two editions i.e. 2016 and 2018, India would like to taste the hat-trick of Asian glory.

India eye 8th Asian title

Rohit Sharma-led India got off to a flying start in the Asia Cup 2022 as they defeated their arch rivals Pakistan by five wickets in a thrilling encounter on Sunday (August 28).

Rohit in charge

India and Pakistan are placed in the same group in the 2022 edition. After the defeat in the T20 World Cup last year, India exacted the revenge with a convincing win in the Asia Cup 2022 opener.

India-Pakistan rivalry

India have played 22 T20 matches so far this year out of which they have won 16 times. Team India has defeated Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka, England, Ireland and South Africa during this period.

How India can lift title

Team India is currently No.1 in the T20I rankings. The team has performed brilliantly in the last few months which makes them  the strongest contender to lift in Asia Cup 2022 title.

Number 1 T20I side

There is still a lot of balance in the team even though Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Harshal Patel are not there in the side. The return of KL Rahul and Virat Kohli has strengthened the team. On the other hand, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh and Hardik Pandya are ready to roar with the ball.

Perfect balance

Spinners like Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are all set to make the batsmen of other teams dance to the tunes of their top-notch spin.

Fantastic four

India skipper Rohit Sharma has an exceptional record in the bilateral, triangular and multi-nation tournaments. Team India has done exceptionally well under his captaincy.

Rohit's roaring record

In 2018 Asia Cup, Virat was rested and and Rohit Sharma took over the mantle led the team to Asian title. In this way, the chances are high for India to lift the Asia Cup trophy yet again and take their title count to eight.

Rohit ready to repeat history

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