Asia Cup 2023 – Schedule, Squads, and Live Streaming

The Asia Cup 2023 is a much-anticipated cricket tournament that will bring together some of the best cricketing nations from the Asian continent. This prestigious event, which has been a part of the cricketing calendar since its inception in 1984, promises to be a thrilling spectacle for cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

The Asia Cup 2023 will kick off on August 30, with the host nation Pakistan taking on Nepal in the opening match at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The tournament will span across two countries and four venues, with matches also being held in Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, and in Sri Lanka’s Colombo and Kandy. The grand finale is scheduled for September 17 in Colombo.

Asia Cup History

In the history of the Asia Cup, India has won the most titles with seven trophies, followed by Sri Lanka with six, and Pakistan with two. The tournament will be played in the 50-over format, unlike the previous edition which was held in the T20 format.

Sri Lanka6
BangladeshFinalists (2)
AfghanistanSuper fours (1)

Asia Cup Schedule

According to the Asia Cup 2023 calendar, the tournament will begin on August 30, 2023, with Pakistan hosting Nepal in the first match. The much-anticipated final will take place on September 17, 2023, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Here is the full schedule:

DateGroup StageVenue
30 AugustPakistan Vs. NepalMultan
31 AugustBangladesh Vs. Sri LankaKandy
2 SeptemberPakistan Vs. IndiaKandy
3 SeptemberBangladesh Vs. AfghanistanLahore
4 SeptemberIndia Vs. NepalKandy
5 SeptemberAfghanistan Vs. Sri LankaLahore
Super 4s
6 SeptemberA1 v B2Lahore
9 SeptemberB1 v B2Colombo
10 SeptemberA1 v A2Colombo
12 SeptemberA2 v B1Colombo
14 SeptemberA1 v B1Colombo
15 SeptemberA2 v B2Colombo
17 SeptemberFinalColombo


The teams participating in the Asia Cup 2023 are grouped into two groups. As every team looks to secure a position in the Super 4, these groupings promise intense clashes.

Group AGroup B
IndiaSri Lanka

Asia Cup Venues

The participating teams including hosts Pakistan defending champions Sri Lanka, former champions India, underdogs Afghanistan and Bangladesh, and the ever-improving Nepal, have been divided into two groups. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Super 4s stage, where they will compete in a round-robin format. The top two teams from the Super 4s will then battle it out in the final for the coveted Asia Cup title.


The squads for the Asia Cup 2023 are filled with top-tier talent from across the Asian cricketing nations. Each team will feature a mix of experienced veterans and promising young talents, adding an extra layer of excitement to the tournament. Some of the notable players include Babar Azam (Pakistan), Rohit Sharma (India), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Hashmatullah Shahidi (Afghanistan), and Rohit Paudel (Nepal).

Pakistan Squad

Babar Azam (c)Shadab Khan (vc)Abdullah ShafiqueFaheem AshrafFakhar ZamanHaris Rauf
Iftikhar AhmedImam-ul-HaqMohammad Haris (wk)Mohammad NawazMohammad Rizwan (wk)Mohammad Wasim Jr
Naseem ShahSalman Ali AghaSaud ShakeelShaheen AfridiUsama MirTayyab Tahir (Reserve)

India Squad

Rohit Sharma (c)Hardik Pandya (vc)Virat KohliShreyas IyerKL Rahul (wk)Shubman Gill
Suryakumar YadavTilak VarmaIshan Kishan (wk)Ravindra JadejaAxar PatelShardul Thakur
Jasprit BumrahMohammed ShamiMohammad SirajKuldeep YadavPrasidh KrishnaSanju Samson (Reserve)

Nepal Squad

Rohit Paudel (c)Kushal BhurtelAasif SheikhBhim SharkiKushal MallaAarif Sheikh
Dipendra Singh AireeGulshan JhaSompal KamiKaran KCSandeep LamichhaneLalit Rajbanshi
Pratish GCMousom DhakalSundeep JoraKishore MahatoArjun Saud

Bangladesh Squad

Shakib Al Hasan (c)Litton Kumer DasNajmul Hossain ShantoTowhid HridoyMushfiqur RahimAfif Hossain Dhrubo
Mehidy Hasan MirazTaskin AhmedHasan MahmudMustafizur RahmanShoriful IslamNasum Ahmed
Shak Mahedi HasanNaim SheikhShamim HossainTanzid Hasan TamimTanzim Hasan Sakib

Afghanistan Squad

Hashmatullah Shahidi (c)Rahmanullah GurbazIbrahim ZadranRiaz HassanRahmat ShahNajibullah Zadran
Mohammad NabiIkram AlikhilRashid KhanGulbadin NaibKarim JanatAbdul Rahman
Sharafuddin AshrafMujeeb ur RahmanNoor AhmadSuliman SafiFazalhaq Farooqi

Sri Lanka Squad

Dasun Shanaka (c)Pathum NissanakaDimuth KarunaratneKusal Janith PereraKusal Mendis (vc)Charith Asalanka
Dhananjaya de SilvaSadeera SamarawickramaMaheesh TheekshanaDunith WellalageMatheesha PathiranaKasun Rajitha
Dushan HemanthaBinura FernandoPramod Madushan

Asia Cup Live Streaming

Cricket fans around the world can catch all the action from the Asia Cup 2023 through various live-streaming platforms. The matches will be telecasted live on PTV Sports and A-Sports, ensuring that fans can enjoy the matches from the comfort of their homes. For online viewers, the tournament will be available for live streaming on platforms like Tapmad and Tamasha, enabling fans to watch the matches on their smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

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With its rich history of cricketing rivalries, camaraderie, and exceptional performances, the Asia Cup 2023 promises to be a thrilling event for cricket fans worldwide.

Waqas Amjad

Wikitechlibrary is written by Waqas Amjad, a full-time Passionate Blogger interested in Tech innovations, Sports, Blogging, and writing almost everything.

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