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Asia Cup 2023 Captain: The rise and fall of a cricket team will always depend on the team’s coordination and decision-making skills of the leader – in other terms known as CAPTAIN.
Though the captain will play a key role, a bunch of support staff in the dressing room will also have their respective roles in winning a match. From maintaining a player’s fitness to strategizing a game plan, many minds will work behind the playing 11.
Asia Cup 2023
The 16th edition of the Asia Cup tournament is scheduled to play between August – September and will be jointly hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Asia Cup 2023 will also be the first of its kind to be co-hosted by multiple countries.
Four matches of the Asia Cup 2023 will be played in Pakistan while the remaining nine matches of the tournament will be played in Sri Lanka.
As per the Asia Cup 2023 Schedule, the first match of the tournament will be played between Pakistan and Nepal on August 30 at Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan.
Asia Cup 2023 Teams
The six teams of the Asia Cup 2023 will be divided into 2 groups of three teams. The top 2 teams of the Asia Cup 2023 points table of each group will advance to the super four round where the top two teams will advance to the final. Check out the Asia Cup 2023 Teams below:
- Sri Lanka
Asia Cup 2023 Captains
Asia Cup 2023 Captain: Rohit Sharma has been named as the captain of the Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2023 while Babar Azam will lead the Pakistan side. Check out the Asia Cup 2023 Captain for all participating teams:
|Bangladesh||Shakib Al Hasan|
Asia Cup 2023 Vice Captains
Asia Cup 2023 Captain: Hardik Pandya will be the deputy for Rohit Sharma while Shadab Khan named as the vice-captain of the Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Squad. Check out the full Asia Cup 2023 Vice Captain for all participating teams below:
|Team Name||Vice Captain|
Asia Cup 2023 Coaches
Asia Cup 2023 Coaches: Every participating board will name a set of support staff to assist the team in various ways including coaching. Check out the Asia Cup 2023 coaches and support staff details for all participating teams below:
Grant Bradburn has been named as the head coach of the Pakistan Cricket team. Check out the Pakistan’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Director – Pakistan men’s team||Mickey Arthur|
|Head coach||Grant Bradburn|
|Batting coach||Andrew Puttick|
|Bowling coach||Morne Morkel|
|Fielding coach||Aftab Khan|
|Assistant coach||Abdul Rehman|
|Team doctor||Dr Sohail Saleem|
|Strength and conditioning coach||Drikus Saaiman|
|Media Manager||Ahsan Iftikhar Nagi|
|Security manager||Retd Lt Col Usman Anwari|
|Digital content producer||Ammar Ahsan|
|Psychologist||Maqbool Ahmad Babri|
Chandika Hathurusingha will be the head coach of the Bangladesh Cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023 season. Check out the Bangladesh’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Team director||Khaled Mahmud|
|Team manager||Nafees Iqbal|
|Head coach||Chandika Hathurusingha|
|Assistant coach||Nic Pothas|
|Spin bowling coach||Rangana Herath|
|Fast bowling coach||Allan Donald|
|Fielding coach||Shane McDermott|
|Strength and conditioning coach||Nick Lee|
|Performance analyst||Shrinivas Chandrasekaran|
Monty Desai has been named as the head coach of the Nepal Cricket Team for the Asia Cup 2023 edition. Check out the Nepal’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Head Coach||Monty Desai|
|Cricket Manager||Binod Das|
|Fitness & Strengthening Coach||Rakesh Gohil|
|Team Manager||Dipen Pokhrel|
|Team Doctor||Dr Abhisekh Raj Singh|
Rahul Dravid has been named as the head coach of the Indian cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023 series. Check out the India’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Head coach||Rahul Dravid|
|Batting coach||Vikram Rathour|
|Bowling coach||Paras Mhambrey|
|Fielding coach||T Dilip|
Jonathan Trott has been named as the head coach of the Afghanistan cricket team for Asia Cup 2023. Check out the Afghanistan’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Head coach||Jonathan Trott|
|Assistant coach||Dawlat Zadran|
|Batting coach||Dawlat Ahmadzai|
|Bowling coach||Hamid Hassan|
|Fielding coach||Mirza Safi|
Chris Silverwood has been named as the head coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023 series. Check out the Sri Lanka’s coaches and support staff details for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Head coach||Chris Silverwood|
|Assistant coach||Naveed Nawaz|
|Consultant Coach||Mahela Jayawardene|
|Spin Bowling coach||Piyal Wijetunge|
|Fast Bowling Coach||Dharshana Gamage|
|Fielding Coach||Anton Roux|
|Physical Performance Manager||Grant Luden|
Asia Cup 2023 Venue
All matches of the Asia Cup 2023 will be played across 4 different venues across Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
- Gaddafi Stadium – Lahore(3 Matches)
- Multan Cricket Stadium – Multan(1 Match)
- R. Premadasa Stadium – Colombo(6 Matches)
- Pallekele International Cricket Stadium – Kandy(3 Matches)
When Will the Asia Cup 2023 begin?
The Asia Cup 2023 will begin on August 30 with the final match scheduled to play on September 17 at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Which Country Hosts Asia Cup 2023?
Asia Cup 2023 will be co-hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka and it will also be the first of its kind to be co-hosted by multiple countries.
Does Asia Cup 2023 have a reserve day?
YES, the Asia Cup 2023 final will alone have a reserve day which is September 18, 2023.
How many teams will play in the Asia Cup 2023?
A total of 6 teams will participate in Asia Cup 2023 which includes India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.