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T20 World Cup 2022 in focus as we look at the weekly cricket news round-up for Week 2 of September 2022 by Cric8fanatic. 

This week’s cricket news roundup brings some exciting news and stats from T20 World Cup 2022, India vs Australia, and many more So, let’s get to it.

#1: Virat Kohli Registers his 1st T20I Century 

Virat Kohli in the last Super 4 stage match vs Afghanistan registered his first century in T20 Internationals. Virat Kohli scored a total of 122 runs from 61 balls at a strike rate of 200. Surprisingly It took Virat more than 100 T20Is to achieve this feat, but he finally got this as a coincidence with his 71st International century, which came after 1021 days. This also happens to be the highest score by an Indian player in T20Is. 

#2: Team India’s Warm-up Schedule for T20 World Cup 2022 Announced

The ICC on September 8 announced the Warm-up fixtures for all the teams for T20 World Cup 2022. Team India will be playing two Warm-up fixtures during the tournament. India shall first play Australia on October 17 and then New Zealand on October 19. Both matches shall be played at Gabba. 

#3: Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel Recover from Injuries

In the form of a big boost for the Indian team, Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel have recovered from their respective injuries after their rehab training at NCA, Bangalore. Both will play the T20 series vs Australia and South Africa ahead of their participation in T20 World Cup 2022. 

#4: Sri Lanka win the 2022 Asia Cup 

Sri Lanka on September 11 were crowned as the champions of Asia Cup 2022 after their handsome victory over Pakistan. Having asked to bat first, Bhanuka Rajapaksa lifted Sri Lanka from 58/5 to 170/6. In reply, Pakistan could only manage 147 runs in 20 overs as Sri Lanka won the final of Asia Cup 2022 by 23 runs. 

#5: Team India’s Squad for T20 World Cup 2022 Announced

BCCI on Monday, September 12 announced the official squad for Team India for T20 World Cup 2022. Team India have selected a total of 15 members led by Captain Rohit Sharma. In addition to the official 15 members, Team India have also selected 4 stand-bys for any injury concerns. Meanwhile, here’s the official squad for Team India for T20 World Cup 2022. 

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (WK) & Rishabh Pant (WK), Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah & Yuzvendra Chahal

Stand-bys: Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi & Shreyas Iyer

#6: Team India’s Squad for T20 Series vs Australia and South Africa Announced

Along with the official squad for T20 World Cup 2022, Team India have also announced the official squad for the T20 series vs Australia and South Africa. The squad seems to be in line with the World Cup 2022; albeit with a few variations.

Arshdeep Singh won’t be a part of the Australia T20 series. Whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya won’t be a part of the South Africa T20 series. So, here are the squad details for both series. 

Team India’s Squad for the 2022 T20 series vs Australia

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (WK) & Rishabh Pant (WK), Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami & Yuzvendra Chahal

Team India’s Squad for the 2022 T20 series vs South Africa

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (WK) & Rishabh Pant (WK), Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami & Yuzvendra Chahal

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