Asia Cup 2023 Schedule, Teams, Venues, and where to watch

Asia cup schedule

Asia Cup 2023: The much-anticipated Asia Cup 2023 is just around the corner, with cricket enthusiasts worldwide eagerly awaiting the action-packed event scheduled to take place between August 30th and September 17th, 2023. This edition of the tournament is all set to showcase the One Day International (ODI) format, bringing together cricketing powerhouses in a fierce competition.

Format and Stages

The Asia Cup 2023 will feature an engaging 50-over One Day International (ODI) format. The participating teams will be divided into two groups, setting the stage for a riveting contest. From each group, the top two teams will advance to the highly anticipated Super Four stage. This stage will witness intense battles as the best teams from each group face off. Following the Super Four round, the tournament’s climax will be marked by the final match, where the top two teams from the Super Four stage will vie for supremacy.

Kickoff in Multan

The action-packed tournament is all set to kick off in style in Multan, where the opening match will see Pakistan facing off against Nepal. This initial clash will set the tone for the thrilling cricketing battles that are to follow.

Teams and Groups

The Asia Cup 2023 will see six teams from the Asian cricketing fraternity competing for glory. Group A comprises cricketing giants Pakistan and India, along with Nepal. On the other hand, Group B features the formidable line-up of Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka. As these teams collide on the cricketing battlefield, fans can expect a spectacle of skills, strategies, and determination.

Dual Hosting Responsibilities

The hosting of this prestigious event is a joint effort between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Pakistan is all set to host four matches across two locations, adding to the excitement of cricket fans in the country. The rest of the matches will take place in Sri Lanka, as the island nation plays its part in delivering a memorable tournament.


Date Match Venue
30th August 2023 Pakistan Vs Nepal Multan, Pakistan
31st August 2023 Bangladesh Vs Srilanka Kandy, Sri Lanka
2nd September 2023 Pakistan Vs India Kandy, Sri Lanka
3rd September 2023 Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan Lahore, Pakistan
4th September 2023 India Vs Nepal Kandy, Sri Lanka
5th September 2023 Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Lahore, Pakistan


Date Match Venue
6th September 2023 A1 vs B2 Lahore, Pakistan
9th September 2023 B1 vs B2 Colombo, Sri Lanka
10th September 2023 A1 Vs A2 Colombo, Sri Lanka
12th September 2023 A2 vs B1 Colombo, Sri Lanka
14th September 2023 A1 vs B1 Colombo, Sri Lanka
15th September 2023 A2 Vs B2 Colombo, Sri Lanka
17th September 2023 FINAL Colombo, Sri Lanka

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