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Asia Cup 2023 Schedule, Time Table, Match List, Teams, Host & Winners List

The 16th edition of ACC Asia Cup 2023 is all set to commence on August 30. Today, the Asian Cricket Council announces the fixtures for the 2023 edition which will take place in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. India will take on their arch-rival Pakistan on September 2 at Kandy while the tournament will be concluded on September 17. This article presents an overview of the ACC Asia Cup 2023 schedule, including the detailed time table and a match list for your reference.

Asia Cup 2023 Teams

Six ACC-affiliated nations are participating in the tournament which are; India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Nepal. Being a full ICC member the first five nations qualified directly while Nepal made it to their first Asia Cup after qualification.

Asia Cup Cricket 2023 Host

Originally, Pakistan was designated as the sole host for the entire tournament. However, owing to conflicts with the BCCI, Sri Lanka is appointed as the co-host. As part of the arrangement, India decided not to travel to Pakistan for their matches. Pakistan will now host Asia Cup 2023 matches. The rest of the tournament, including India’s matches, will take place in Sri Lanka.

ACC Asia Cup Venues for 2023 Edition

In the highly anticipated Asia Cup 2023, the opening clash between Pakistan and Nepal will kick off in the vibrant city of Multan. Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore will further play host to three more thrilling matches during the event. Meanwhile, in Sri Lanka, two venues Kandy and Dambulla will host the group and Super 4 games, with the grand finale set to take place at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

Asia Cup 2023 Schedule

Pakistan vs Nepal30 AugustMultanGroup A
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh31 AugustKandyGroup B
India vs Pakistan2 SeptemberKandyGroup A
Bangladesh vs AfghanistanSeptember 3LahoreGroup B
India vs Nepal4 SeptemberKandyGroup A
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan5th of SeptemberLahoreGroup B
Group A 1 vs Group B 26 SeptemberLahoreSuper 4
Group B 1 vs Group B 29 SeptemberKandySuper 4
Group A 1 vs Group A 210 SeptemberKandySuper 4
Group A 2 vs Group B 112 SeptemberDambullaSuper 4
Group A 1 vs Group B 114 SeptemberDambullaSuper 4
Group A 2 vs Group B 215 SeptemberDambullaSuper 4
Final17 SeptemberColombo

ACC Asia Cup 2023 Format

The Asia Cup alternates between ODI and T20 formats each season. The current year’s edition is being played in the 50-over format. The 2022 edition which was won by Sri Lanka was played in T20 format.

Asia Cup 2023 Groups and Tournament Format

The six participating teams are divided into two groups of three teams each. In Group A, we have Pakistan, India, and Nepal, while Group B comprises Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. During the group stage, each team will compete in two matches. The top two teams from each group will then advance to the thrilling Super 4 stage. The teams who will finish in the top 2 in the Super 4 table will clash in the title match.

Group AGroup B
IndiaSri Lanka

ACC Asia Cup 2023 Live Telecast Channel Details

  • India: Star Sports 1 channels and DD Sports
  • Sri Lanka: Channel Eye
  • Pakistan: PTV Sports
  • Bangladesh: GTV (Gazi TV)
  • Afghanistan: Lemar TV
  • Nepal: Star Sports (Nepali feed)

Asia Cup 2023 Match List, Time Table

Match 1:

  • Date: 30 August
  • Venue: Multan
  • Group: Group A
  • Pakistan vs Nepal

Match 2:

  • Date: 31 August
  • Venue: Kandy
  • Group: Group B
  • Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

Match 3:

  • Date: 2 September
  • Venue: Kandy
  • Group: Group A
  • India vs Pakistan

Match 4:

  • Date: 3 September
  • Venue: Lahore
  • Group: Group B
  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan

Match 5:

  • Date: 4 September
  • Venue: Kandy
  • Group: Group A
  • India vs Nepal

Match 6:

  • Date: 5 September
  • Venue: Lahore
  • Group: Group B
  • Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan

Match 7:

  • Date: 6 September
  • Venue: Lahore
  • Super 4
  • Group A 1 vs Group B 2

Match 8:

  • Date: 9 September
  • Venue: Kandy
  • Super 4
  • Group B 1 vs Group B 2

Match 9:

  • Date: 10 September
  • Venue: Kandy
  • Super 4
  • Group A 1 vs Group A 2

Match 10:

  • Date: 12 September
  • Venue: Dambulla
  • Super 4
  • Group A 2 vs Group B 1

Asia Cup Winners List From 1984 to 2022

In the last 15 editions of the ACC Asia Cup, India has emerged as the most dominant team, clinching the title an impressive 7 times. Sri Lanka closely follows with 6 victories, while Pakistan secured the trophy twice. Meanwhile, the other Asian nations continue their pursuit of capturing their first-ever Asia Cup title.

1986Sri LankaODIs
1997Sri LankaODIs
2004Sri LankaODIs
2008Sri LankaODIs
2014Sri LankaODIs
2022Sri LankaT20I


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