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ACC Asia Cup 2023 Squad: 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.
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 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 Team List:
The team list for Asia Cup 2023 consists of 6 teams, which go from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Nepal. Among these, Nepal has qualified for the first time in the Asia Cup History.
Asia Cup 2023 Squad
ACC Asia Cup 2023 Squad: 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.
Pakistan Squad 2023
Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Babar Azam has been named the captain of the Asia Cup 2023. Check out the full Pakistan squad for Asia Cup 2023 below with their role:
|Babar Azam (C)||Batsman|
|Salman Ali Agha||Allrounder|
|Mohammad Wasim Jr||Allrounder|
- Team manager – Rehan-ul-Haq
- 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
- Physiotherapist – Cliffe Deacon
- Media Manager – Ahsan Iftikhar Nagi
- Security manager – Retd Lt Col Usman Anwari
- Digital content producer – Ammar Ahsan
- Psychologist – Maqbool Ahmad Babri
- Analyst – Talha Ejaz
- Masseur – Malang Ali
Bangladesh Squad 2023
Bangladesh Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Shakib Al Hasan has been named as the captain of the Bangladesh cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023 tournament. Check out the Bangladesh Asia Cup 2023 squad below:
- Litton Das was ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 owing to viral fever
- Ebadot Hossain was ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 and Tanzim Hasan was named as his replacement.
|Najmul Hossain Shanto||Batsman|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||Allrounder|
|Shakib Al Hasan (c)||Allrounder|
- 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
- Physiotherapist – Mujadded Sunny
- Performance analyst – Shrinivas Chandrasekaran
Nepal Squad 2023
Nepal Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Rohit Paudel has been named as the captain of the Nepal squad for this Asia Cup. Check out the full Nepal squad for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Aasif Sheikh (wk)||WK-Batsman|
|Rohit Paudel (c)||Allrounder|
|Dipendra Singh Airee||Allrounder|
|Sandeep Lamichhane||Spin Bowler|
|Gulsan Jha||Fast Bowler|
|Kishor Mahato||Fast Bowler|
|Karan KC||Fast Bowler|
|Sompal Kami||Fast Bowler|
- Head Coach – Monty Desai
- Cricket Manager – Binod Das
- Fitness & Strengthening Coach – Rakesh Gohil
- Team Manager – Dipen Pokhrel
- Physiotherapist – Vikram Neupane
- Team Doctor – Dr Abhisekh Raj Singh
India Squad 2023
India Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Rohit Sharma will lead the side while Hardik Pandya will be his deputy. Wicketkeeper batter Sanju Samson was named as the travelling backup player. Check out the full India squad for Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Kuldeep Yadav||Spin Bowler|
|Jasprit Bumrah||Fast Bowler|
|Mohammad Shami||Fast Bowler|
|Mohammad Siraj||Fast Bowler|
|Prasidh Krishna||Fast Bowler|
- Head coach – Rahul Dravid
- Batting coach – Vikram Rathour
- Bowling coach – Paras Mhambrey
- Fielding coach – T Dilip
Afghanistan Squad 2023
Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi will captain the Afghanistan cricket team in Asia Cup 2023. Check out the Afghanistan squad for the Asia Cup 2023 below:
|Hashmatullah Shahidi (capt)||Batsman|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)||WK-Batsman|
|Ikram Alikhil (wk)||WK-Batsman|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||Spin Bowler|
|Noor Ahmad||Spin Bowler|
|Abdul Rahman||Fast Bowler|
|Mohammad Saleem||Fast Bowler|
|Fazalhaq Farooqi||Fast Bowler|
- Head coach – Jonathan Trott
- Assistant coach – Dawlat Zadran
- Batting coach – Dawlat Ahmadzai
- Bowling coach – Hamid Hassan
- Fielding coach – Mirza Safi
Sri Lanka Squad 2023
Asia Cup 2023 Squad: Dasun Shanaka was named as the captain of the Sri Lanka squad for Asia Cup 2023 while Kusal Mendis was named as his deputy.
|Kusal Janith Perera||Batsman|
|Charith Asalanka||All rounder|
|Dhananjaya De Silva||All rounder|
|Maheesh Theekshana||Spin Bowler|
|Dunith Wellalage||Spin Bowler|
|Matheesha Pathirana||Fast Bowler|
|Kasun Rajitha||Fast Bowler|
|Dushan Hemantha||All rounder|
|Binura Fernando||Fast Bowler|
|Pramod Madushan||Fast Bowler|
- 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
- Physiotherapist – Chris Clarke
- Physical Performance Manager – Grant Luden
- Analyst – Shirantha Niroshana
Asia Cup 2023 Format
- Asia Cup 2023 will follow a Round-robin and knockout format where a total of 13 matches will be played including the Final.
- Six teams of the Asia Cup 2023 will be divided into two groups of three teams each.
- A total of 6 group matches will be played where the top 2 teams of each group will advance to the Super Four round.
- Another 6 games will be played in the Super Four round where each team will 3 matches against the remaining 3 teams of the Super Four round.
- The top 2 teams of the Super Six points table will advance to the Final game.
Asia Cup Winners List
The first edition of the Asia Cup was played in 1984 in Sharjah(UAE) where India crowned the title. India is considered the most successful team in the Aisa Cup history where they won the title for 7 times.
Check out the Asia Cup Winners List below with the format details:
Asia Cup 2023 Date
The Asia Cup 2023 will begin on August 30 with the final match scheduled to play on September 17 at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
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)
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.