Asia Cup 2022: Everyone thought that It will be very easy for India to qualify for the Finals. In the first match of Super 4, Pakistan made it hard for India. A super fifty by Mohammed Rizwan and a cameo by Mohammed Nawaz led Pakistan to a brilliant win against India. Kohli scored consecutive fifties, but it could not be helpful for India, and Pakistan won the thrilling match by five wickets. After the loss against Pakistan, It became hard for India to qualify but India is still alive in the game. India can make it to the finals of Asia Cup 2022.
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How does Super 4 work?
Four teams qualified for the super four stage. The teams are- India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. Each team has to play one match against all other teams. It means that six matches will be played in the super four stage.
How will a team go to finals?
Every time a team wins a match of Super 4. Team will gain 2 points after winning the match. The two sided who will finish at the top 2, will play the final of Asia Cup 2022.
How does the Points Table read currently?
Pakistan 🇵🇰 seal the victory against rivals India 🇮🇳, to grab an invaluable 2️⃣ points, in their first #Super4 game of the DP World #AsiaCup 2022. 🤩— AsianCricketCouncil (@ACCMedia1) September 4, 2022
Well done, Pakistan! 👏
Here’s an update on the tournament standings so far.#ACC #AsiaCup2022 #GetReadyForEpic pic.twitter.com/kH2ShOmt4m
After winning the match against India, Pakistan has climbed to number two position. Sri lanka have also won the match against Afghanistan with a very big margin. They are on the top of the Table. Team India is on third and Afghanistan is on fourth.
How can India reach the finals?
As per the current scenario, India has to win their all two matches against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. If India wins against Afghanistan then Afghanistan will be knocked out and if Sri Lanka lost against Pakistan then they will also knock out from the tournament and India will face Pakistan for the third time.
Net Run Rate can make it difficult for India because their NRR is in minus. India has to win these matches with big margin to confirm their berth in the final.