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Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: Rohit & Co to undergo fitness test at NCA, to leave for Dubai on August 20


Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: India Squad Asia Cup: Team India led by captain Rohit Sharma will assemble at the NCA for a…

Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: India Squad Asia Cup: Team India led by captain Rohit Sharma will assemble at the NCA for a fitness camp before leaving for Dubai for the Asia Cup 2022 on August 20. The team is on a break after the conclusion of the West Indies tour, with many going on short vacations before returning to India. Rohit and Co will return and undergo fitness tests at the NCA and will have a short camp in Dubai before the tournament opener against India vs Pakistan match on August 28. Follow Asia Cup 2022 LIVE Updates on Insidesport.IN

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Team India stars will undergo a mandatory fitness test at the NCA before departing for the Asia Cup in UAE. Rohit Sharma and Co are currently enjoying a break from action following the conclusion of the West Indies tour. The team has dispersed with players spending some quality time with their families and friends before duty calls next week.

While the second string side led by Shikhar Dhawan will on tour in Zimbabwe, Rohit Sharma and Co. will assemble at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) on August 18. The players will undergo a mandatory fitness test and will board the flight to Dubai on August 20. There, India will hold a three-day training camp for the players to get used to the conditions on offer.

“The team will assemble at the NCA on August 18 and will have their fitness test, a mandatory protocol after a break. Players will leave for Dubai on August 20 and we will have a short camp before the Pakistan match,” a senior BCCI official told Insidesport.

Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: Rohit Sharma & Co set for FITNESS test before Asia Cup at NCA, to leave for Dubai on August 20: Follow LIVE Updates

Meanwhile, Deepak Hooda and Avesh Khan, who are part of both Zimbabwe ODIs and the Asia Cup will travel directly to Dubai after the conclusion of the series on August 22. They will be exempt from the training camp and mandatory fitness test but will join up with the rest of the squad on August 23. Deepak Chahar will also make the trip having been named standby for the Asia Cup 2022.

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Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: All we know about India’s schedule

  • Indian players will have a short break after the end of the West Indies tour.
  • Virat Kohli, who rested vs West Indies, has already begun training in Mumbai.
  • Rohit Sharma and the rest of the squad will assemble at the NCA on August 18
  • The players will undergo a fitness test as a mandatory protocol after a break.
  • The Team will leave for Dubai on August 20 and will have a 3-day camp there.
  • Avesh Khan, Deepak Hooda and Deepak Chahar, who will be in Zimbabwe, are exempt from the camp and will join on August 23.
  • India play Pakistan on August 28.
  • India are the most successful team in the competition and are the defending champions having won it in 2018.

India Asia Cup squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.

Standby: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel

Asia Cup 2022 Schedule

Date Match Venue Time (IST)
17-Aug SL vs AFG Dubai 7:30 PM
28-Aug IND vs PAK Dubai 7:30 PM 
30-Aug BAN vs AFG Sharjah 7:30 PM
31-Aug India vs Qualifier Dubai 7:30 PM 
1-Sep SL vs BAN Dubai 7:30 PM
2-Sep Pakistan vs Qualifier Sharjah 7:30 PM
3-Sep B1 vs B2 Sharjah 7:30 PM
4-Sep A1 vs A2 Dubai 7:30 PM
6-Sep A1 vs B1 Dubai 7:30 PM
7-Sep A2 vs B2 Dubai 7:30 PM
8-Sep A1 vs B2 Dubai 7:30 PM
9-Sep B1 vs A2 Dubai 7:30 PM
11-Sep Final Dubai 7:30 PM

Asia Cup 2022 LIVE: Rohit Sharma & Co set for FITNESS test before Asia Cup at NCA, to leave for Dubai on August 20: Follow LIVE Updates

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