The 16th edition of the Asia Cup will begin on August 30 and finish with the final game on September 17. The 2023 Asia Cup will be hosted under a hybrid format for the first time by two independent nations, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal (for the first time) will compete in the Asia Cup in 2023. This year’s event will be divided into two groups of three teams each, group A and group B. The top two teams in both group stage will be feature in the quarterfinals. Following that, the final will take place on September 17th.
The competition will be played in 50-over ODI format, allowing nations to prepare for the next One-Day International World Cup, which will be held in October-November. This time, the Asian Cricket Council has revealed the Asia Cup dates and location. There will be a total of 13 games throughout the tournament, with the first four being played in Pakistan and the latter nine being played in Sri Lanka, the defending Asian champions in 2022.
India Team for the Asia Cup 2023
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thaku, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumraj,
Sri Lankan Team for the Asia Cup 2023
Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (Captian), Pathum Nissanaka, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis (vice-captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Mahesh Theekshana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Binura Fernando, Dushan Hemantha, Pramod Madushan, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha.
Pakistan Team for the Asia Cup 2023
Babar Azam (Captain), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel.
Nepal Squad for the Asia Cup 2023
Rohit Paudel (Captian), Aasif Sheikh, Kushal Malla, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Mousom Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Arjun Saud, Kushal Bhurtel, Bhim Sharki, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kishore Mahato.
Bangladesh Team for Asia Cup 2023
Shakib Al Hasan (Captian), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Naim Sheikh, Shamim Hossain, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Litton Kumer Das, Towhid Hridoy, Nasum Ahmed, , Hasan Mahmud.
Afghanistan’s Team for the Asia Cup 2023
Hashmatullah Shahidi (Captian), Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rashid Khan, , Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk),Noor Ahmad, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Abdul Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Suliman Safi.
Which Country has the most Asia Cup victories?
India – Seven Asia Cup championships have been won by team India which is from (1984, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2010, 2016 & 2018).
Sri Lanka – Five Asia Cup championships have been won by team Sri Lanka which is from (1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, and 2022)
Pakistan – Two Asia Cup championships have been won by team Pakistan which is from 2000 and 2012).
Where to watch live stream Asia Cup 2023 in India
Star Sports will broadcast the Asia Cup 2023 live across India and its neighboring subcontinent countries, including Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Maldives, and Bhutan. All 13 Asia Cup 2023 matches will be streamed live on the Disney+ Hotstar digital platform, which can be accessed via the website and the mobile app.
Star Sports networks such as Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports Tamil, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, and Star Sports 2 will broadcast live coverage of the DP World Asia Cup 2023