Asia Cup 2023: Complete Schedule
One of the most renowned cricket competitions in the world, the Asia Cup, a one-day (50 overs) and twenty-over (20 overs) that brings together the best teams from the region for a high-stakes match. The Asia Cup is the sole cricket continental championship, and the victorious team is crowned Asia’s champion. Every two years, the ODI and T20I formats are switched.
The 16th edition of the Asia Cup, which will feature games under the One Day Internationals (ODIs) format, promises to be a thrilling occasion. The competition will serve as a practice series for the 2023 Cricket World Cup, which will heighten the tension and excitement.
Asia Cup (ODI Edition) 2023
The complete schedule of ICC Asia Cup 2023 has been officially announced all its 13 ODI matches are to be played. The tournament will take place between August 30 to September 17. Pakistan and Sir Lanka are all set to host the tournament series, (India’s matches will be played in Sri Lanka).
Teams Participating in Match Series
The matches will be played by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) full five team members including Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sir Lanka, and India. For the very 1st time Nepal wins the 2023 ACC Men’s Premier Cup and now it’s qualified to join the other 5 teams.
For the tournament’s opening round, the teams are split into two groups of three. Group A includes Pakistan (Host) A-1, India-A2, and Nepal, while Group B includes Sri Lanka (Host) B-1, Bangladesh B-2, and Afghanistan. There will be 13 overall matches in the series, including a final, six Super 4 matchups, and six league matches. Each group’s top two teams advance to the Super 4 stage, where the top two teams will compete in the championship game.
Participants of Team
Each team will consist of max 17 members for the Asia Cup 2023 tournaments. The list below mentions the names of the members.
Pakistan Team: Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Salman Ali Agha, Imam-ul-Haq, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Usama Mir, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Faheem Ashraf, Naseem Shah.
India Team: Members haven’t yet announced
Nepal Team: Rohit Paudel (c), Aasif Sheikh, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Bhim, Gulshan Jha, SharkiDipendra Singh Airee, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami, Pratish GC, Mousom Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Kishore Mahato, Arjun Saud.
Sri Lanka Team: Members aren’t yet announced
Bangladesh Team: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Das, Tanjid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mamhud, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain, Mohammad Naim.
Afghanistan Team: Members haven’t yet announced
Asia Cup 2023 Locations
Pakistan and Sri Lanka will host the hybrid Asia Cup in 2023. Multiple nations will be hostin///g an edition for the first time in the tournament’s history. The hosts of the event, Pakistan, will host four games in the Asia Cup 2023, while Sri Lanka will host nine.
Asia Cup 2023 Match Schedule
All matches will be a day/night affair. The first game will begin at 3 PM IST. In the Group and Super 4 phases, each team competes against the other team at least once. The whole ODI Asia Cup 2023 schedule for each side this season is listed below.
August 30: Pakistan vs Nepal, Multan, Pakistan, 3 pm
August 31: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 2: Pakistan vs India, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 3: Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan, Lahore, Pakistan, 2:30 pm
September 4: India vs Nepal, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 5: Sri Lanka vs. Afghanistan, Lahore, Pakistan, 2:30 pm
September 6: A1 vs B2, Lahore, Pakistan, 2:30 pm
September 9: B1 vs B2, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 10: A1 vs A2, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 12: A2 vs B1, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 14: A1 vs. B1, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 15: A2 vs B2, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
September 17: Final (Super Fours 1 vs. Super Fours 2), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 3 pm
The Asia Cup is incredibly important for Asian cricket teams as they get ready for the upcoming Cricket World Cup. These teams have an excellent opportunity to hone their tactics, evaluate their strengths and shortcomings, and cultivate the competitive spirit required for the international stage during this competition. The Asia Cup is a crucial first step on the road to World Cup success as the greatest athletes from Asia come together.