Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament: All You Need to Know (Teams, Schedule, Live Streaming, and More)

Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament Live Streaming
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Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament: Everything You Need to Know

The Asia Games 2023 Cricket Tournament commenced on 27 September 2023 in Hangzhou, in China. Thirteen teams will participate in this edition of the quadrennial international cricket tournament, including the quarter-final participants India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Bangladesh will also participate in the tournament.

In the T20 format of the tournament, each team will play two games in the group stage, with the top two teams in each group qualifying for the quarter-final stage. Semi-finals and final will be held on 7 October 2023.

Participating Teams

The 13 teams participating in the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament are:

Hong Kong
Sri Lanka
Quarter-Final Qualifiers

The four teams that have already qualified for the quarter-finals are:

Sri Lanka
Group Stage Highlights

The group stage of the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament will be played from September 27 to October 2, 2023. The following are some of the key highlights from the group stage:

  • Nepal defeated Mongolia by 273 runs, setting a new Asian Games record for the highest margin of victory.
  • Japan defeated Cambodia by 3 wickets in a thrilling match.
  • Malaysia crushed Singapore by 73 runs, their biggest victory in Asian Games history.
  • Maldives outplayed Mongolia by 9 wickets, recording their first ever Asian Games win.
  • Hong Kong defeated Cambodia by 9 wickets, chasing down a target of 134 in just 15 overs.

Indian Cricket Squad for the Asian Games 2023

The Indian squad for the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament is as follows:

Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
Batsmen: Tilak Verma, Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal
Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Akash Deep, Arshdeep Singh
All-Rounders: Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shivam Dube
Wicket-Keepers: Jitesh Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh
Other Second-String Squads

Most of the participating teams have sent second-string squads to the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament, as it clashes with the ICC World Cup 2023. The following are the captains of the other second-string squads:

Pakistan: Captain Qasim Akram
Sri Lanka: Captain Sahan Arachchige
Afghanistan: Captain Gulbadin Naib

Asian Games 2023 will be Live Streaming and Telecast in India

When and Where To Watch Asian Games Cricket Match Live In India?

The Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament will be live streamed on the SonyLIV app and website. It will also be telecast on the Sony Sports Network.


All in all, the 2023 edition of the Asian Games is set to be a thrilling one for cricket lovers across Asia. With the best teams from around the globe participating in the tournament, it is certain to be a tournament of the highest quality.

Additional Information

Here is some additional information about the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Tournament:

  • The tournament will be played at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket Field in Hangzhou, China.
  • The matches will be played under lights.
  • The tournament will be using the latest cricket technology, including the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method and the Decision Review System.
  • The tournament will be broadcast to over 50 countries around the world.

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