On August 21, 2023, All-India Senior Selection Committee announced the India squad team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023. Asia Cup Council has declared six teams that are going to participate in the tournament. In this article, we’ll provide details regarding Asia Cup India Squad 2023 along with the team players list (confirmed), the captain, and the match schedule. Keep scrolling down below.
Asia Cup India Squad 2023 – Overview
|Tournament||Asia Cup 2023|
|Organiser||Asian Cricket Council (ACC)|
|Match Format||One Day International (ODI)|
|Tournament Format||Group Stage and Final|
|Host||Pakistan and Sri Lanka|
|Teams||Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal|
|Starting Date||August 30, 2023|
|Final Date||September 17, 2023|
|Streaming Partners||Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar|
Team India Squad for Asia Cup 2023
Asia Cup 2023, organized by Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is the 16th edition of this tournament. It will be hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The match format will be One Day International (ODI) for the tournament. There will be 6 teams from six different Asian countries in the tournament. The tournament will start on August 30, 2023, and will come to an end on September 17, 2023.
This is the first time in the history of the Asian Cup that the tournament is co-hosted by two countries. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are hosting the 16th edition of Asia Cup 2023. The initial four matches will be played in Pakistan and the rest nine matches in Sri Lanka.
The teams that will be participating in the tournament are Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Nepal has qualified for the tournament after winning ACC Men’s Premier Cup 2023. Nepal will debut in the Asia Cup in 2023. The ACC board has announced the schedule for 2023 and 2024 in advance. The tournament was first going to happen in 2021 but got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asia Cup 2023 Schedule & Match Fixtures
As per the tournament format, six teams will be split into two groups: Group A and Group B. Total of 13 matches will be played between the six teams, six league matches, six Super 4 matches, and a final match. In Group A, we have teams such as India, Pakistan, and Nepal. In Group B, the teams are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. Here is the list of matches between different teams of the two groups.
|August 30, 2023||Nepal vs Pakistan||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|August 31, 2023||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Palekelle International Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
|September 2, 2023||India vs Pakistan||Palekelle International Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
|September 3, 2023||Afghanistan vs Bangladesh||Gaddaffi Stadium, Lahore|
|September 4, 2023||India vs Nepal||Palekelle International Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
|September 5, 2023||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Gaddaffi Stadium, Lahore|
|September 6, 2023||A1 vs B2||Gaddaffi Stadium, Lahore|
|September 9, 2023||B1 vs B2||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|September 10, 2023||A1 vs A2||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|September 12, 2023||A2 vs B1||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|September 14, 2023||A1 vs B1||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|September 15, 2023||A2 vs B2||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|September 17, 2023||Super 4s-1 vs Super 4s-2 [FINAL]||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
Asia Cup 2023 Team Players List
Apart from team Nepal, all other five teams were full members of ICC. Nepal qualified for the first time through ACC Men’s Premier Cup. All the teams in the tournament are referred to as Squads. All six squads have been finalized. Here is the complete list of the squads.
On August 21, India Selection Committee announced the India Squad for the Asia Cup 2023. A media advisory has been shared on the BCCI official website by Jay Shah, BCCI Secretary. Here is the list of players for the India Squad for Asia Cup 2023.
1) India Squad 2023
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, and Prasidh Krishna.
2) Pakistan Squad 2023
Babar Azam (Captain), Shabaz Khan (Vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tayyab Tahir, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim, and Naseem Shah.
3) Bangladesh Squad 2023
Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Litton Das, Tanzid Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Sheikh Mahedi, Nasum Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain, and Naim Sheikh.
4) Nepal Squad 2023
Rohit Paudel (Captain), Mahamad Asif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Lalit Rajbanshi, Bhim Sharki, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Sandeep Lamichhane, Karan KC, Gulshan Kumar Jha, Aarif Sheikh, Sompal Kami, Pratish GC, Kishor Mahato, Sundeep Jora, Arjun Saud, and Shyam Dhakal.
Apart from these squads, the selection committees of Afghanistan and Sri Lanka have not yet officially announced the squad team for their respective teams. But it will be announced soon before the tournament starts on August 30, 2023.
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