The Central Europe Cup 2022 will start on Friday, July 8 and conclude on Sunday, July 10.

Organised by the Czech Cricket Union, the Central Europe Cup is an annual international cricket tournament played in Prague, Czech Republic since its inception in 2014.

The Central Europe Cup started off as a 50-over tournament before it was changed to T20 format in 2019.

The upcoming edition of Central Europe Cup will feature hosts Czech Republic, Austria and Luxembourg.

As per the schedule, each team will play the other side twice in a double round-robin format. The team topping the points table will be crowned champion after a total of six matches.

All matches of Central Europe Cup 2022 will be played at Vinor Cricket Ground in Prague.

Poland are the most decorated team in the Central Europe Cup, having won the title three times in 2014, 2015 and 2017. 

Apart from Poland, Czech Republic have bagged the title twice in 2016 and 2019 while Switzerland and Austria have claimed the title once each.

Austria are the defending champions of the Central Europe Cup, having won the title last year.

The 2020 edition of the tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, the International Cricket Council (ICC) granted T20I status to the Central Europe Cup in January 2019.

Where to watch Central Europe Cup 2022 live in India?

Live streaming of Central Europe Cup 2022 will be available on Czech Cricket’s YouTube channel.

There will be no live telecast of the Central Europe Cup 2022 cricket tournament in India.

Central Europe Cup 2022 teams and squads

Austria: Razmal Shigiwal (captain), Mehar Cheema (wicket-keeper), Abdullah Akbarjan, Abrar Bilal (wicket-keeper), Mirza Ahsan, Shahil Momin, Quinton Norris (wicket-keeper), Jaweed Zadran, Itibarshah Deedar, Aqib Iqbal, Mark Simpson-Parker, Iqbal Hossain, Sahel Zadran, Amit Nathwani, Armaan Randhawa

Czech Republic: Arun Ashokan (captain), Divyendra Singh (wicket-keeper), Ushan Gunathilake, Dylan Steyn, Sudesh Wickramasekara, Sonny Clephane, Naveed Ahmed, Sameera Maduranga, Smit Patel-I, Sazib Bhuiyan, Ritik Tomar, Sabawoon Davizi, Tripurari Kanhya Lal

Luxembourg: Joost Mees (captain/wicket-keeper), James Barker, Advyth Manepalli, Girish Venkateswaran, Timothy Barker, Amit Halbhavi, Thomas Martin, Anoop Orsu, Shameek Vats, Ankush Nanda, Saransh Kulshretha, Pankaj Malav, Atif Kamal Khan, Amit Dhingra, William Cope, Vikram Vijh, Mohit Dixit, Anshuman Singh, Ansh Trivedi, Harpal Singh, Shiv Karan

Central Europe Cup 2022 schedule and live India match times

All timings are in India Standard Time (IST)

Friday, July 8

Luxembourg vs Austria - 1:30 PM

Czech Republic vs Luxembourg - 6:30 PM

Saturday, July 9

Austria vs Czech Republic - 1:30 PM

Luxembourg vs Austria - 6:30 PM

Sunday, July 10

Czech Republic vs Luxembourg - 1:30 PM

Austria vs Czech Republic - 6:30 PM

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