3 top cricketers who will miss the Asia Cup 2022

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The Asia Cup 2022 will start on 27th August. It is after four years that the tournament is happening. With the T20 World Cup scheduled in a few months, all the teams part of the event will be using the Asia Cup as a solid preparatory event. Of course, there will also be a strong desire to win the trophy. That said, a few teams would be missing the competition. On that note, in this article, we take a look at three top cricketers who will miss the Asia Cup 2022.

1) Jasprit Bumrah

 Although Bumrah was rested for the West Indies, he suffered an injury and is currently undergoing rehab at the NCA in Bengaluru. His absence could play a big part for India because he was the leader of the pace attack. However, it needs to be noted that the management could have opted to rest him now rather than lose him for the T20 World Cup.

2) Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel is also one of the top cricketers who will miss the Asia Cup 2022. The Haryana cricketer suffered an injury in West Indies. He has now been ruled out of the Asia Cup. In the death overs, Harshal offered good stability for the Indian pace attack. He also was a decent option at No.8 with the willow. Hence, he will be a big miss for the Indians.

3) Shaheen Afridi

Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi will miss Asia Cup due to an injury in his right ligament. It will be a big miss for the Babar Azam-led squad, that is highly reliant on the youngster in the bowling department. It needs to be seen how the team would cope in his absence.

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