Asia Cup 2023 All Team Squads, Players List, Complete Schedule: The first squad for the Asia Cup 2023 has already arrived, as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announce its 18-member squad. The Asia Cup 2023 proceedings will commence on August 30 in Multan, and the final of the event will be staged on September 17 in Sri Lanka’s Colombo.
This edition’s Asia Cup will be held in the 50-over format considering the impending ICC World Cup 2023, which will be held in India later this year. The Asia Cup will offer the Asian cricket teams the ideal opportunity to assess their level of readiness for the upcoming World tournament in October-November.
Pakistan will lock horns against Nepal in the tournament opener in Multan on August 30. The highly anticipated India vs Pakistan fixture will be held on September 2nd in Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.
Notably, India and Pakistan are clubbed in the same group alongside minnows Nepal. The other group consists of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Now let’s take a look at Asia Cup 2023 All Team Squads, Players List, and Complete Schedule.
Asia Cup 2023 All Team Squads
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Rizwan, Salman Ali Agha, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Haris, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Usama Mir, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Afridi.
Nepal squad: Rohit Paudel (c), Aasif Sheikh, Bhim Sharki, Kushal Malla, Kushal Bhurtel, Kishore Mahato, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Aarif Sheikh, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lalit Rajbanshi, Sompal Kami, Mousom Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Pratish GC, Arjun Saud
India Squad (Predicted): Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul(w), Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Jaydev Unadkat, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik
Sri Lanka Squad (Predicted): Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka(c), Kasun Rajitha, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dilshan Madushanka, Sahan Arachchige, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana
Bangladesh Squad (Predicted): Tamim Iqbal(c), Litton Das, Towhid Hridoy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Yasir Ali, Hasan Mahmud, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Rony Talukdar
Afghanistan Squad (Predicted): Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Najibullah Zadran, Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rahmat Shah, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Mohammad Nabi, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zia-ur-Rehman, Ikram Alikhil, Shahidullah Kamal, Azmatullah Omarzai, Riaz Hassan, Noor Ahmad
*The official squads for the Asia Cup 2023 will be updated here as soon as they are announced by the respective cricket boards.
Asia Cup 2023 Complete Schedule
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|August 30||Pakistan vs Nepal||Multan||3:30 PM|
|August 31||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Kandy||2:00 PM|
|September 2||IND vs PAK||Kandy||2:00 PM|
|September 3||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Lahore||3:30 PM|
|September 4||India vs Nepal||Kandy||2:00 PM|
|September 5||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Lahore||3:30 PM|
|September 6||SUPER 4 – PAK/AFG vs BAN/AFG||Lahore||3:30 PM|
|September 9||SUPER 4 – SL/AFG vs BAN/AFG||Colombo||2:00 PM|
|September 10||IND/NEP vs PAK/NEP||Colombo||2:00 PM|
|September 12||IND/NEP vs SL/AFG||Colombo||2:00 PM|
|September 15||IND/NEP vs BAN/AFG||Colombo||2:00 PM|
|September 17||FINAL||Colombo||2:00 PM|
For more details head to ICC’s official website.