Asia Cup 2023 Schedule and News
The 2023 Asia Cup will be the 16th edition of the Asia Cup, with the matches to be played as One Day Internationals (ODIs). It will be jointly hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and will be played from 2 September to 16 September 2023.
The tournament will feature six teams: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The teams will be divided into two groups of three, with each team playing the other two teams in their group once. The top two teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals, with the winners of the semi-finals meeting in the final.
This will be the first time that the Asia Cup has been hosted by Pakistan since 2000. The tournament was originally scheduled to be held in 2022, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2023 Asia Cup is expected to be a closely contested tournament, with all six teams having a chance of winning. India are the defending champions, but they will face stiff competition from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Afghanistan and the UAE will be the underdogs, but they will be hoping to cause some upsets.
The Asia Cup is one of the most prestigious cricket tournaments in the world, and it is always a hotly contested event. The 2023 edition is sure to be no different, and it promises to be an exciting tournament.
Here are some of the key players to watch out for in the 2023 Asia Cup:
Babar Azam (Pakistan): The Pakistan captain is one of the best batsmen in the world, and he will be looking to lead his team to victory in the Asia Cup.
Virat Kohli (India): The Indian captain is another world-class batsman, and he will be hoping to inspire his team to a third consecutive Asia Cup title.
Rohit Sharma (India): The Indian opener is one of the most destructive batsmen in the world, and he will be looking to take the Asia Cup by storm.
Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh): The Bangladesh all-rounder is a match-winner in all formats of the game, and he will be a key player for his team in the Asia Cup.
Rashid Khan (Afghanistan): The Afghan leg-spinner is one of the most dangerous bowlers in the world, and he will be looking to take wickets and turn the game in his team’s favor.
The 2023 Asia Cup is sure to be a thrilling tournament, and it promises to be a feast for cricket fans all over the world.