The Asian Games Cricket 2023 will take place in Hangzhou, China, from 23 September to 8 October.
Good news for cricket lovers as the Asian Games 2023 approaches: an exciting cricketing festival with matches everywhere. It’s one of the biggest sports events out there! Stay updated on schedules, venues, and teams, and catch all the games live. This post will help you become an expert on Asian Games 2023 Cricket.
The 202 Asian Games is the 19th edition featuring various games, and cricket is one of them. Cricket is a beloved sport around the world, known for its integrity and strategy. Fourteen nations are participating in Asian Games Cricket 2023 in Men’s and Women’s categories. Adding Cricket at the Asian Games will surely pour more excitement into a highly anticipated mini-sport event.
With the Asian Games 2023, Cricket draws near, Nepal, Japan, and Singapore have revealed their squads. India and Pakistan have also announced their lineups, and fans eagerly await squad announcements from other countries.
The Men’s cricket team matches will take place from September 28th to October 8th, while Women’s games are scheduled from September 19th to September 27th. The Indian Men’s team is a strong squad under the captaincy of Ruturaj Gaikwad. Meanwhile, Harmanpreet Kaur is leading the Women’s side. Participating Teams are India, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Hong Kong, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Qatar, Bahrain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Kuwait, China (Host), and Bhutan. Here are the squads of all teams.
India: Ruturaj Gaikwad (Captain), Shivam Dube, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar, Rinku Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Shivam Mavi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Avesh Khan, Tilak Varma, Rahul Tripathi, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed
India Women: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Minnu Mani, Uma Chetry (wk), Shefali Verma, Smriti Mandhana (VC), Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Anjali Sarvani, Titas Sadhu, Anusha Bareddy, Amanjot Kaur, Richa Ghosh (wk), Devika Vaidya, Kanika Ahuja
Pakistan: Qasim Akram (captain), Aamir Jamal, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Muhammad Akhlaq (wk), Rohail Nazir, Usman Qadir, Omair Bin Yousuf, Mohammad Hasnain, Sufiyan Muqeem, Mirza Tahir Baig, Arafat Minhas, Shahnawaz Dahani
Nepal: Rohit Paudel (captain), Aasif Sheikh, Sandeep Jora, Binod Bhandari, Dipendra Singh Airee, Bibek Yadav, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhan, Kushal Bhurtel, Gulshan Jha, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Kushal Malla, Sompal Kami, Avinash Bohara
Singapore: Navin Param, Abdul Rahman Bhadelia, Ishaan Paul Sawney, Aahan Achar, Rezza Gaznavi (captain), Janak Prakash, Anantha Krishna, Anish Paraam, Raoul Sharma, Daksh T, Arjun Murteja, Advait Bhargava, Kabir Berlia, Thilipan Omadurai, Glen M, Aryaman Uchil, Vinoth Baskaran, Rohan Rangarajan, Sachin Banamali, Chetan Suryawanshi, Avi Dixit, Harsh Venkat
Japan: Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming (captain), Shogo Kimura, Kouhei Kubota, Wataru Miyauchi, Declan Suzuki-McComb, Muneeb Siddique Mian, Makoto Taniyama, Ashley Thurgate, Lachlan Yamamoto-Lake, Reo Sakurano-Thomas, Ibrahim Takahashi, Kazuma Kato-Stafford, Tsuyoshi Takada, Alexander Shirai-Patmore, Ryan Drake
The rest of the team squads have yet to be announced.
Asian Games 2023 Cricket Format
In the Men’s category, fifteen teams will play eighteen matches, including India and Pakistan. According to ICC rankings, the top four teams will directly qualify for the quarter-final round. The Women’s consist of nine teams and will play twelve matches. Similarly, the top four teams will be eligible for the quarter-finals.
Asian Games Men’s Cricket Schedule
All timings are local, all matches will take place at Zhejiang University of Technology Cricket Field, Hangzhou
September 27, 09:30: Nepal v Japan
September 27, 14:30: Hong Kong v Singapore
September 28, 09:30: Malaysia v Bahrain
September 28, 14:30: Japan v Cambodia
September 29, 09:30: Singapore v Thailand
September 29, 14:30: Maldives v Malaysia
October 1, 09:30: Afghanistan v Mongolia
October 1, 14:30: C:ambodia v Nepal
October 2, 09:30: Thailand v Hong Kong
October 2, 14:30: Bahrain v Maldives
October 3, 09:30: Quarter-final (India v TBD)
October 3, 14:30: Quarter-final (Pakistan v TBD)
October 4, 09:30: Quarter-final (Sri Lanka v TBD)
October 4, 14:30: Quarter-final (Bangladesh v TBD)
October 6, 09:30: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
October 6, 14:30: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
October 7, 09:30: Bronze medal match (TBD v TBD)
October 7, 14:30: Gold medal match – final (TBD v TBD)
Asian Games Women’s Cricket Schedule
September 19, 09:30: Indonesia v Mongolia
September 19, 14:30: Hong Kong v Malaysia
September 20, 09:30: Qualifier quarter-final (TBD v TBD)
September 21, 09:30: Quarter-final (India v TBD)
September 21, 14:30: Quarter-final (Pakistan v TBD)
September 22, 09:30: Quarter-final (Sri Lanka v TBD)
September 22, 14:30: Quarter-final (Bangladesh v TBD)
September 24, 09:30: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
September 24, 14:30: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
September 25, 09:30: Bronze medal match (TBD v TBD)
September 25, 14:30: Gold medal match – final (TBD v TBD)
How to Watch the Asian Games 2023 Cricket in India?
You can watch live matches of the Asian Games 2023 on Sony Pictures Network in India. Sony Pictures has broadcasting rights in India and the subcontinent, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, and the Maldives.
By downloading the app or visiting their website, you can catch all the latest updates and live action from anywhere in India and the neighboring countries! Never miss a moment of excitement with Sonyliv!
Additionally, you could buy tickets to attend games as well.
Get ready for an exciting cricket extravaganza at the Asian Games 2023! With thrilling matches and top players, this event promises to celebrate the sport in the best way. The excitement will be off the charts as teams from different nations lock horns. So mark your calendars, gather your friends, and enjoy the magic of the Asian Games 2023 Cricket!