Asia Cup 2023 Schedule: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) organized a big tournament that would surely excite and make cricket fans very happy. The tournament is named “Asia Cup”. The Asia Cup is organized by one of the Asia teams every two years. The tournament is conducted simultaneously in ODI and T20 Format, with the upcoming Asia Cup this year, i.e., 2023. The ICC Cricket World Cup is also around the corner this year. The Asia Cup 2023 will be held in Sri Lanka and Pakistan, with 13 One-Day International matches officially played from 31st August 2023. Most matches would be played in Sri Lanka, and the remaining would be in Pakistan. Cricket fans can visit ACC’s official website “https://asiancricket.org/” to get more updates on the tournament.
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Asia Cup 2023
There would be matches that come under Group A and Group B, followed by the Super 4 or, in short, Semi-Finals. As a hardcore cricket fan, I would watch all the matches of Asia Cup 2023 aired on Star Sports channels with multiple languages being available. Also, the matches would be shown LIVE on online platforms too. Disney+ Hotstar will be airing all Asia Cup 2023 LIVE matches on an online platform. The teams are ready and are currently preparing for the upcoming Asian tournament. There could be six teams competing with each other.
The eight leading teams in this year’s Asia Cup include India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, UAE, and Nepal. The winners of the Group stage matches will proceed further with Super 4 and then the Grand Finale. The Asia Cup 2023 is set to begin from 31st August 2023 to 17th September 2023, with the teams, as mentioned earlier, participating with each other. Below is the overview table that will surely give brief details about the upcoming Asian tournament, and after that, we will describe the details more in an explanatory way. So, let’s get started with the article in depth.
Asia Cup 2023 Overview
|Tournament Name||Asia Cup 2023|
|Continent||Asia and UAE|
|Conducted In||Every 2 Years|
|Host Country (2023)||Sri Lanka and Pakistan|
|Schedule Date (Announcement)||19th July 2023|
|Asia Cup 2023 (Start Date)||31st August 2023|
|Asia Cup 2023 (Final)||17th September 2023|
|Number of Teams||6 teams|
|Teams (Names)||India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Nepal|
|Total Matches||13 Matches|
|Game Format||50-over Format|
|Stage Format||Group Stage, Super 4 (Semis), and Final|
|Next Asia Cup Tournament Year||2025 (Expected)|
|Media Details||Star Sports Network (India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh), PTV Sports (Pakistan), ATN Cricket Plus (Afghanistan), and Kantipur TV (Nepal)|
|Next Tournament (2023)||ICC Cricket World Cup 2023|
Asia Cup 2023 Schedule
The Asia Cup 2023 will be held from 31st August 2023 to 17th September 2023, confirmed. The location would be in Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The schedule of the Asia Cup 2023 will be announced on 19th July 2023 at the ACC’s official website or on any social media platforms. The schedule-related announcement will likely be held in Lahore, Pakistan.
|31st August 2023||India vs Pakistan||Sri Lanka|
|1st September 2023||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan||Pakistan|
|2nd September 2023||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Pakistan|
|3rd September 2023||India vs Nepal||Sri Lanka|
|4th September 2023||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||Pakistan|
|5th September 2023||Pakistan vs Nepal||Pakistan|
|6th September 2023||B1 vs B2||Sri Lanka|
|7th September 2023||A1 vs A2||Sri Lanka|
|9th September 2023||A1 vs B1||Sri Lanka|
|11th September 2023||B1 vs B2||Sri Lanka|
|13th September 2023||A1 vs B2||Sri Lanka|
|15th September 2023||B1 vs A2||Sri Lanka|
|17th September 2023||Final||Sri Lanka|
The Asia Cup 2023 will be conducted in Sri Lanka and Pakistan, with most of the matches, including India’s, being held in Sri Lanka. Cricket fans from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh can watch the matches on Star Sports Network, and fans from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal can watch matches on PTV Sports, ATN Cricket Plus, and Kantipur TV, respectively.
Asia Cup 2023 Live Telecast
The Asia Cup 2023 tournament will start from 31st August 2023 to 17th September 2023, and cricket fans are already excited to watch this tournament on either TV channels or any online platform. So, the good news for fans is that all the Asia Cup 2023 matches will be aired on Star Sports Network in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, whereas the matches will also be aired in other countries like Pakistan (PTV Sports), Afghanistan (ATN Cricket Plus), and Nepal (Kantipur TV). Fans can also watch LIVE matches on online platforms like the Disney+ Hotstar application, which is available in Google Play Store and App Store, but you need to subscribe to watch the complete matches of Asia Cup 2023 LIVE.
Asia Cup 2023 Indian Fixtures
Although the Indian team’s Asia Cup 2023 fixtures have not been announced, India is expected to play against Pakistan in Sri Lanka. After that, India would play against Nepal, the current qualifiers from the qualifiers tournament. Once the fixtures are out, you can check on any social media platforms, news channels, or even ACC’s official website.
Asia Cup 2023 Group Format
Following is the table that mentions all the teams that will be participating with each other in this year’s Asia Cup 2023:
|Group A||Group B|
As mentioned above, the group participating teams are fixed as of now, as per reports, but the schedule of Asia Cup 2023 is yet to be released, and it is expected to be released today itself.
Asia Cup 2023 Nepal Team Entry
The Asia Cup 2023 qualifier was won by the new entrant Nepal, and the team is eagerly waiting to participate in the tournament against top teams like India and Pakistan in the same group. The Nepal team would not be taken for granted by the big teams as they have defeated other teams in the qualifier and emerged as a winner, which can upset any team in the upcoming Asia Cup tournament.
Asia Cup 2023 Points Table
|Team Name||Matches Played||Matches Won||Lost||Tie||NRR||Points|
|India 🇮🇳||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
|Nepal 🇳🇵||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
|Pakistan 🇵🇰||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
|Afghanistan 🇦🇫||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
|Sri Lanka 🇱🇰||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
|Bangladesh 🇧🇩||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated||To be Updated|
Frequently Asked Questions: Asia Cup 2023
The Asia Cup 2023 will begin on 31st August 2023 and end on 17th September 2023.
The Nepal team is the new entrant participating with big teams like India and Pakistan in a single group.
You can watch the LIVE matches of Asia Cup 2023 on the Disney+ Hotstar application, which can be downloaded on your phone.