Asia Cup 2022 – India vs Hong Kong, match preview, predicted lineups

Ind vs Hkg
India play Hong Kong next in the Asia Cup as they look to qualify

India take on Hong Kong in the fourth match of DP World Asia Cup 2022 as the tournament moves ahead. India go into this game as the favourites.

Date & Time : 31st August 2022, 6:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

Indian team after a fantastic start to their campaign courtesy of aa five-wicket win over arch rivals Pakistan will hope to carry on with similar performances throughout the tournament. They will now look to qualify.

They have showed a good bowling and batting effort especially from the all-rounders. They will though hope this time around their prime batters and bowlers delivering.

Captain Rohit Sharma will strategise keeping the conditions in mind.

On the other hand, Hong Kong are just starting off as they are the sixth and final team of the tournament. They are a relatively new side to the International circuit amongst the elites and hence they have no sort of burden. They will look to play quality cricket.

The Hong Kong side is a balanced one with proper batsman and bowlers. They did well in the qualifiers knocking hosts UAE out apart from Kuwait and Singapore.

Their captain Nizakat Khan needs to get accustomed to the situation and strategise accordingly.

For the pitch, it will assist bowlers and batsman will need to showcase the skills.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

India XI : R. Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Kohli, S. Yadav, H. Pandya, R. Jadeja, D. Karthik, B. Kumar, A. Singh, A. Khan, Chahal.

Hong Kong XI : Hayat, K. Shah, A. Khan, N. Khan (C), Y. Murtaza, H. Arshed, E. Khan, Z. Ali, McKechnie, Ghazanfar, A. Shukla.


India are firm favourites and they should progress without much trouble.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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