Cricket fans across the globe eagerly anticipate the Asia Cup, one of the most prestigious cricket tournaments in the world. The Asia Cup showcases the talent and passion of cricket-playing nations in the Asian continent. With the Asia Cup 2023 on the horizon, it’s time to explore some exciting details about the upcoming tournament. From the participating teams to the format and potential highlights, here are the things you need to know about Asia Cup 2023.
Asia Cup 2023 Schedule
Asia Cup 2023 Schedule and Group-wise Team have been announced by the Asian Cricket Council. Here is the tentative schedule for the Cricket Asia Cup 2023. The Asia Cup 2023 is set to begin from August 31 to September 17, 2023. The 2023 Edition of the tournament will have two groups. From each group, two teams will qualify for the Super Four stage. In the Super Four stage, the top two teams will play against each other in the final Match.
Asia Cup 2023 Format
The Asia Cup follows a rotational pattern, switching between the T20I (20 overs) and ODI (50 overs) formats. For the Asia Cup 2023, the format will be a 50-over match. The six qualified teams will compete in both group stage and knockout matches, following a round-robin format. The top two teams emerging from the Super 4 round will battle it out in the final match, vying for the prestigious title.
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Asia Cup 2023 Venue
The 2023 edition of the Asia Cup will be jointly hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The initial phase of the tournament, consisting of the first four group matches, will be held in Pakistan. However, due to security concerns, India will not be participating in matches held in Pakistan, as stated by Jay Shah, the Chairperson of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) last year. Instead, Sri Lanka will serve as the neutral venue for India’s matches, and the remaining matches of the tournament. Four matches will be held in Pakistan and the remaining nine matches will be held in Sri Lanka
Teams Participating In Asia Cup 2023
The 2022 Asia Cup’s top four teams, namely Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, and Bangladesh, earned automatic qualification for the 2023 Asia Cup, along with the host nation Pakistan. Furthermore, Nepal secured their place in the tournament as an additional Asian team through the qualifier round. It means this season you can create your fantasy cricket team and add players from Nepal to the team as well.
Asia Cup 2023 Groups :
Teams in Asia Cup Group A
Teams in Asia Cup Group B
Full Asia Cup 2023 Match Schedule (Team Wise)
|Date of Match||Team Name||Asia Cup 2023 Venue|
|30 August 2023||Pakistan v Nepal||Multan, Pakistan|
|31 August 2023||Bangladesh v Sri Lanka||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|02 September 2023||Pakistan v India||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|03 September 2023||Bangladesh v Afghanistan||Lahore, Pakistan|
|04 September 2023||India v Nepal||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|05 September 2023||Afghanistan v Sri Lanka||Lahore, Pakistan|
|06 September 2023||A1 Vs B2||Lahore, Pakistan|
|09 September 2023||B1 Vs B2||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|10 September 2023||A1 Vs A2||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|12 September 2023||A2 Vs B1||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|14 September 2023||A1 Vs B1||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|15 September 2023||B2 VS A2||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|17 September 2023||Final Match||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
Asia Cup 2023 Where to Watch
The global media and broadcast rights for the Asia Cup 2023 have been acquired by Star India Network. In addition, Disney+ Hotstar has secured streaming rights for both the World Cup and Asia Cup matches. Fans in India can watch the live telecast of the Asia Cup 2023 matches on the Disney+ Hotstar platform, free of any additional charges. Alongside Disney+ Hotstar, other streaming partners for the Asia Cup 2023 include Jio Cinema, Amazon Prime, and Star Sports. Create your fantasy team this Asia Cup season and win real money on the Big Cash app.