2023 Asia Cup Schedule Announced and Trophy Revealed

Finally, after months of controversies and rumors, the 2023 Asia Cup Schedule has been announced. The tournament in the 50-over format is scheduled to take place from 30th August to 17th September. Pakistan will host four matches, while Sri Lanka will host nine matches.

The competition will be held across four venues for a total of 13 matches. In Pakistan, the 2023 Asia Cup Schedule will kick off in Multan on 30th August with a match between Pakistan and Nepal. The remaining three matches will then be held in Lahore.

In Sri Lanka, the first-round matches will be played in Kandy, while the five Super-4 stage fixtures and the final on 17th September will be held in Colombo. On 31st August, Sri Lanka will kick off their campaign against Bangladesh in Kandy. India’s first match in the tournament will be against Pakistan in Kandy on 2nd September.

2023 Asia Cup Schedule

If both Pakistan and India advance to the Super-4 stage, they will face each other again in Colombo on 10th September. Following the tournament opener in Multan, the remaining three matches in Pakistan will be held at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.

On 3rd September, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will compete against each other, followed by a match between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka on 5th September. If the pre-event seeding holds true, Pakistan will take on Bangladesh in their first Super-4 match on 6th September.

Pakistan and India have been seeded as A1 and A2, respectively, in Group A. Nepal is the third team in Group A. In Group B, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have been seeded as B1 and B2, respectively, with Afghanistan as the third team.

If Nepal and Afghanistan advance to the Super-4 stage from their respective groups, they will assume the seeding of the teams that did not progress beyond the first round. This is how the 2023 Asia Cup Schedule will work.

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President of the Asian Cricket Council, Jay Shah said:

“We are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Men’s ODI 2023 Asia Cup Schedule, a celebration of cricketing excellence that unites the nations of Asia in the spirit of competition and camaraderie. As President of the Asian Cricket Council, I extend my warmest regards and heartfelt wishes to all participating teams.

The Asia Cup holds a special place in the hearts of cricket enthusiasts across the continent. It goes beyond being just a tournament; it symbolizes the rich tapestry of cultures, traditions, and shared passion for the game that binds our diverse nations together. This prestigious event not only showcases the cricketing prowess of the players but also fosters a sense of unity and brotherhood among Asian countries.

Let the tournament be a celebration of cricket’s beauty, a display of sporting excellence, and a reflection of the unity that binds our nations together. Together, let us witness cricketing magic unfold as each match becomes a chapter in a larger narrative of friendship and sportsmanship.

On behalf of the Asian Cricket Council and cricket lovers across Asia, I extend my gratitude to the fellow board members, teams, organizers, sponsors, and fans who make this event possible. Your unwavering support is the driving force behind the success of the Asia Cup.

May the Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023 be an unforgettable journey filled with moments of triumph, joy, and togetherness. Let us come together to witness the best of Asian cricket.”

2023 Asia Cup Schedule

The 2023 Asia Cup Schedule is as below.

2023 Asia Cup Schedule

Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer is a graduate from Kinnaird College for Women and holds a Bachelors in English Literature. She is a seasoned freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in multiple niches.
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