The first Asia Cup in the T20 format was played in 2016 in Bangladesh. India won the tournament after beating Bangladesh in the final.
Check match and telecast details of Asia Cup 2022, match 3 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan - Date, time, venue, head-to-head record, etc.
Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has already predicted the six-team tournament as having the potential to showcase quality that has never been seen before.
After restricting Bangladesh to 127/7, Afghanistan chased down the target with nine balls to spare. Catch BAN vs AFG, Asia Cup 2022 highlights.
Bangladesh and Afghanistan have met eight times in T20Is. Afghanistan lead Bangladesh 5-3 in head-to-head record.
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was appointed Test captain in June after Mominul Haque had stepped down. The six-team Asia Cup 2022 starts on August 27.
Afghanistan chased down Bangladesh's 127/7 with nine balls to spare in in Asia Cup 2022. Read AFG vs BAN cricket match report.
This time, the format for Asia Cup will be T20. Next year, it will be ODI, as it's always dependent on which format's global event is round the corner.
Sridharan Sriram, who represented India in eight ODIs between 2000 and 2004, has also served as Australia's assistant and spin-bowling coach for a long time.
Bangladesh have never won a Asia Cup title. Their best performances came in 2012, 2016 and 2018 editions when they finished runners-up.