Kohli and a fit-again KL Rahul will make a comeback to the squad.

Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli will play in the Ais Cup 2022. Kohli and a fit-again KL Rahul will make a comeback to the squad.

They are expected to bat at their respective spots in the upcoming event in the UAE. “KL Rahul is a world-class batter and will play as a specialist opener. Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh are set to play as specialist middle-order batters,” a BCCI source told PTI.

Virat will play at his No.3 spot. The report also added that star all-rounder Washington Sundar won’t be considered for the global event in Australia.

India’s likely squad for Asia Cup 2022

Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Back-up batsmen – Deepak Hooda/Ishan Kishan/Sanju Samson.

Back-up bowlers – Arshdeep Singh/Avesh Khan/Deepak Chahar/Harshal Patel, Axar Patel/Kuldeep Yadav/Ravi Bishnoi.

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