Asia Cup 2023

Asia Cup 2023 News & Updates:

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Asia Cup 2023 will be held this year in Pakistan. It will be the 16th edition of the tournament. This time Asia Cup tournament will have an ODi format and it would be an eye-opening match for every team. Because right after Asia Cup World Cup is up ahead. For more cricket news visit Pakistan Cricket.

We cover all the latest Asia Cup news along with schedules, squads, and venues.

Asia Cup 2023 Venue:

The decision to use a hybrid approach occurred after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) raised concerns about traveling to Pakistan for the Asia Cup. Initially, Pakistan was handed the right to host the full tournament. However, under the hybrid concept, four matches would be played in Pakistan, while the remaining nine matches will be played in Sri Lanka.

Asia Cup 2023 Groups:

The 16th edition of the Asia Cup will include six countries. The teams are grouped into two categories:

Group A:

Group A

Group B:

Group B
Sri Lanka

Asia Cup 2023 Squads:

Six teams have been finalized for Asia Cup teams including India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Afghanistan.

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan have qualified for Asia Cup Super-4 stage.

Pakistan Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Babar Azam (C)Abdullah ShafiqFakhar ZamanImam-ul-haq
Saud ShakeelSalman Ali AghaTayyab TahirIftikhar Ahmed
Mohammad Rizwan (WK)Mohammad Haris (WK)Shadab KhanMohammad Nawaz
Usama MirFaheem AshrafMohammad Wasim JnrNaseem Shah
Haris RaufShaheen Shah Afridi

India Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Rohit Sharma (C)Shubman GillVirat KohliShreyas Iyer
KL RahulSuryakumar YadavTilak VarmaIshan Kishan
Hardik PandyaRavindra JadejaAxar PatelShardul Thakur
Jasprit BumrahMohammed ShamiMohammed SirajKuldeep Yadav
Prasidh Krishna

Sri Lanka Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Dasun Shanaka (C)Pathum NissanakaDimuth KarunaratneKusal Janith Perera
Kusal MendisCharith AsalankaDhananjaya de SilvaSadeera Samarawickrama
Maheesh TheekshanaDunith WellalageMatheesha PathiranaKasun Rajitha
Dushan HemanthaBinura FernandoPramod Madushan

Bangladesh Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Shakib Al Hasan (C)Tanjid Hasan TamimNajmul Hossain ShantoLitton Das
Mushfiqur RahimMehidy Hasan MirazTowhid HridoyMustafizur Rahman
Hasan MahmudTaskin AhmedNasum AhmedShamim Hossain
Mahedi HasanShoriful IslamEbadot HossainAfif Hossain
Mohammad Naim

Afghanistan Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Hashmatullah Shahidi (C)Rahmanullah GurbazIbrahim ZadranRiaz Hassan
Rahmat ShahNajibullah ZadranMohammad NabiIkram Alikhil
Rashid KhanGulbadin NaibKarim JanatAbdul Rahman
Sharafuddin AshrafMujeeb ur RahmanNoor AhmadSuliman Safi
Fazalhaq Farooqi

Nepal Squad For Asia Cup 2023:

Rohit Paudel (C)Bhim SharkiKushal MallaKushal Bhurtel
Aasif SheikhDipendra Singh AireeGulshan JhaKishore Mahato
Karan KCSandeep LamichhaneAarif SheikhSompal Kami
Mousom DhakalSundeep JoraLalit RajbanshiPratish GC
Arjun Saud

Asia Cup 2023 Match Schedule:

August 30, 2023Pakistan vs NepalMultan
August 31, 2023Sri Lanka vs BangladeshKandy
September 2, 2023Pakistan vs IndiaKandy
September 3, 2023Bangladesh vs AfghanistanLahore
September 4, 2023India vs NepalKandy
September 5, 2023Sri Lanka vs AfghanistanLahore
September 6, 2023Super 4:A1 vs B2Lahore
September 9, 2023Super 4:B1 vs B2Lahore
September 10, 2023Super 4:A1 vs A2Colombo
September 12, 2023Super 4:A2 vs B1Colombo
September 14, 2023Super 4:A1 vs B1Colombo
September 15, 2023Super 4:A2 vs B2Colombo
September 17, 2023FinalColombo

Asia Cup 2023 Point Table (Super 4s):

India (1st Finalist)22014

Teams with The Most Asia Cup Trophies

TeamNo. Of WinsWinning Year
India71984, 1988, 1990–91, 1995, 2010, 2016 & 2018
Srilanka61986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022
Pakistan22000 & 2012

Asia Cup is one of the most prestigious tournaments, which brings together all the great Asian teams to battle for the biggest award.

Ever since the Asia Cup launched, the competition has seen lots of memorable moments and breathtaking matches.

Here’s a look at the three successful teams who are ruling the tournament:

India [7 Titles]: India is the most successful team in the history of the Asia Cup tournament holding seven trophies. They have won trophies in the years 1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010, 2016, and 2018. Over the past few years, India has proven to be the dominant force.

Sri Lanka [5 Titles]: Second most successful team in Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup and won the championship five times. The Lanka Lions clinched the titles in 1986, 1997, 2000, 2004, and most recently in 2022. Last year, Sri Lanka introduced young talents who conquered the tournament and thrashed big teams.

Pakistan [2 Titles]: Third and most successful team in the Asia Cup is none other than Pakistan. Pakistan has always been one of the favorites and strong sides. But couldn’t able to lift the trophy, they reached in finals several times and lost it.

They secured victories in 2000 and 2012. Last year, they reached in finals but lost against Sri Lanka’s young side.

Asia Cup Winners List by Year from Past to Now

Edition YearWinnerWon ByRunner-upHost
16th2023Pakistan / UAE
15th2022Sri Lanka23 runsPakistanSri Lanka
14th2018India3 wicketsBangladeshUAE
13th2016India8 wicketsBangladeshBangladesh
12th2014Sri Lanka5 wicketsPakistanBangladesh
11th2012Pakistan2 runsBangladeshBangladesh
10th2010India81 runsSri LankaSri Lanka
9th2008Sri Lanka100 runsIndiaPakistan
8th2004Sri Lanka25 runsIndiaSri Lanka
7th2000Pakistan39 runsSri LankaBangladesh
6th1997Sri Lanka8 wicketsIndiaSri Lanka
5th1995India8 wicketsSri LankaUAE
4th1990-91India7 wicketsSri LankaIndia
3rd1988India6 wicketsSri LankaBangladesh
2nd1986Sri Lanka6 wicketsPakistanSri Lanka
1st1984IndiaNot ConfirmedSri LankaUAE


When does the 2023 Asia Cup start?

According to the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup, the Asia Cup ODI is set to start in September.

How many teams are there in this Asia Cup?

The 2023 Asia Cup will feature a total of six teams this year. The sixth team will be chosen through the Asia Cup Qualifier, which will be contested prior to the main event. Five nations, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, are already confirmed.

Who will host the 2023 Asia Cup tournaments?

According to the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), Pakistan will host the 2023 Asia Cup, however, the ACC has the option of moving the competition to the United Arab Emirates because India and Pakistan dispute the choice of locations.

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