Asia Cup 2023: Four out of six teams announced for Asia Cup, PAK-Bangladesh’s squad is like this, see full list
Asia Cup 2023:Cricket
Nepal India and Pakistan are Grouped as A. Whereas, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are in Group-B. The first match of the tournament will be played on August 30 between Pakistan and Nepal in Multan.
The Asia Cup 2023 will be co-hosted by Sri Lanka and Pakistan from August 30 to September 17. A total of six countries are participating in this tournament and four of these countries have announced their respective teams. After Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, India has also released its team for the Asia Cup. Afghanistan and Sri Lanka are yet to announce their squads.
Nepal playing Asia Cup for the first time
Nepal has been placed in Group A along with India and Pakistan. Whereas, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are in Group-B. The event will be played in an ODI format and will provide a chance for Asian teams to prepare ahead of the 2023 ICC World Cup in India. India has won the tournament the most seven times, while Sri Lanka is the six-time champion in the tournament. The Sri Lankan team is also the defending champion. At the same time, this will be Nepal’s first appearance in the competition.
The first match of the tournament will be played in Multan
India-Pakistan great match on September 2
The Indian team will face Pakistan in its first meet on September 2 in Kandy. Following that, on September 4, he will face Nepal on the same ground. The top two teams from each group will continue to the Super Four stage, where the top two teams will advance to the finals. The Asia Cup will be played in 50-over format this time. This will be an excellent opportunity for teams to complete their preparations for the World Cup.
These four teams have been announced for the Asia Cup
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami , Mohd. Siraj, the famous Krishna. Backup: Sanju Samson
Abdullah Shafiq, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tyeb Tahir, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan (vc), Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi.
Shakib Al Hasan (C),Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Liton Das, Tanzeed Tamim, Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain,Najmul Hossain Shanto, Tauheed Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmood, Sheikh Mahedi, Nasum Ahmed, Shorful Islam , Abadot Hussain, Mohd. Naeem.
Rohit Paudel (c), Kushal Bhurtel, Asif Sheikh (wk), Bhim Sharkey, Kushal Malla, Arif Sheikh, Deepender Singh Airey, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Shyam Dhakal, Sandeep Jora, Kishore Mahto and Arjun Saud.