Asia Cup 2023 Teams, Squad, Winners

Asia Cup 2023 Teams, Squad, Winners: The 16th Asia Cup is scheduled to begin on August 31st, with the final match set for September 17th. The tournament will be held in two countries, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. As Pakistan is the host for this year’s Asia Cup, they will play four matches in their home country, while the Indian team will play their matches in Sri Lanka due to security considerations.

Asia Cup 2023 Teams, Squad, Winners

A total of six teams will be participating in the Asia Cup, with Nepal joining for the first time. The teams have been divided into two groups: Group A consists of India, Pakistan, and Nepal, while Group B includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

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Asia Cup Teams and Expected Squad 2023

The highly anticipated Asia Cup 2023 is just around the corner, featuring an exciting lineup of cricketing nations vying for glory in the subcontinent. As the tournament approaches, fans and experts eagerly await the announcement of the expected squads for each team.

With intense competition and thrilling matchups on the horizon, the stage is set for an exhilarating display of cricketing talent from the participating teams. Let’s take a closer look at the anticipated squads for the Asia Cup 2023, as teams gear up to showcase their skills and battle for supremacy in this prestigious tournament.

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Indian Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Indian team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023

India has been an integral part of the Asia Cup since its inception in 1984, participating in 14 out of the 15 editions of the prestigious tournament. Their only absence came in 1986 when they decided to skip the competition hosted by Sri Lanka due to strained cricket relations.

With an illustrious history in the tournament, India holds the distinction of being the most successful team in Asia Cup history. They clinched the title a remarkable seven times, emerging victorious in 1984, 1988, 1990/91, 1995, 2010, 2016 (in the T20I format), and 2018. Additionally, India has finished as runners-up on three occasions, in 1997, 2004, and 2008.

Indian Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Rohit Sharma (C)
  • Hardik Pandya (VC)
  • Shubman Gill
  • KL Rahul
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Virat Kohli
  • Axar Patel
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Sanju Samson
  • Arshdeep Singh

Indian Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
19841st
1986WD
19881st
1990-911st
19951st
19972nd
20003rd
20042nd
20082nd
20101st
20123rd
20143rd
20161st
20181st
20223rd
2023Q

In the table above, “WD” represents “Withdrew” and “Q” represents “Quarterfinals”.

Sri Lanka Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Sri Lanka team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023

Sri Lanka holds the remarkable distinction of being the only team to have participated in every edition of the Asia Cup since its inception in 1984. Their consistent presence showcases their deep-rooted connection with the tournament. In the inaugural edition, Sri Lanka finished as runners-up, narrowly missing out on the title to India. However, they quickly bounced back and secured their first Asia Cup championship in 1986.

With an impressive track record, Sri Lanka stands as the second most successful team in Asia Cup history. They have clinched the title a total of six times, with five victories in the ODI format and one in the T20I format. Their triumphs came in 1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, and most recently in 2022. Sri Lanka’s consistent performances and multiple title win to solidify their status as a formidable contender in the Asia Cup.

Sri Lanka Cricket Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Dasun Shanaka (C)
  • Charith Asalanka (VC)
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Ashen Bandara
  • Dhananjaya de Silva
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Praveen Jayawickrama
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Dilshan Madushanka
  • Matheesha Pathirana
  • Nuwanidu Fernando
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Danushka Gunathilaka

Sri Lanka Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
19842nd
19861st
19882nd
1990-912nd
19952nd
19971st
20002nd
20041st
20081st
20102nd
20124th
20141st
20164th
2018GS
20221st
2023Q

Pakistan Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Pakistan team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023

In addition to India and Sri Lanka, Pakistan holds the distinction of being the only other country to claim victory in the Asia Cup. They made a strong entry into the tournament in 1984 as the reigning continental champions. Like their counterparts, Pakistan has participated in 14 out of the 15 editions of the Asia Cup, showcasing their consistent presence on the cricketing stage.

In 1990/91, Pakistan decided to boycott the tournament hosted in India due to strained bilateral relations with the host nation. However, they have made their mark by winning the prestigious tournament twice. Their first triumph came in the year 2000, and they went on to clinch the title again in 2012. Alongside their victories, Pakistan has also secured three runner-up finishes in the competition, underscoring their competitiveness and stature in Asian cricket.

Pakistan Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Babar Azam (c)
  • Shadab Khan (vc)
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Abdullah Shaffique
  • Shan Masood
  • Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
  • Mohammad Haris (wk)
  • Salman Agha
  • Haris Sohail
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Naseem Shah
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mohammad Wasim Jr
  • Ihsanullah
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Zaman Khan

Pakistan Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
19843rd
19862nd
19883rd
1990-91WD
19953rd
19973rd
20001st
20043rd
20083rd
20103rd
20121st
20142nd
20163rd
20183rd
20222nd
2023Q

Bangladesh Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Bangladesh team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023

Following India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh holds the distinction of participating in the most editions of the Asia Cup after those three teams. Although they did not feature in the inaugural edition in 1984, the Bangla Tigers have been a consistent presence in the tournament since its second edition in 1986.

While Bangladesh is yet to lift the coveted Asia Cup trophy, they have showcased their competitive spirit by reaching the final on three occasions. Their first appearance in the final came in 2012, where they faced Pakistan but fell short of clinching the title. In both 2016 and 2018, they once again reached the final but unfortunately faced defeat against India on both occasions.

Bangladesh Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Tamim Iqbal (C)
  • Shakib Al Hasan (VC)
  • Mushfiqur Rahim
  • Liton Das
  • Towhid Hridoy
  • Yasir Ali
  • Rony Talukdar
  • Najmul Hossain Shanto
  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  • Taijul Islam
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Ebadot Hossain
  • Shoriful Islam
  • Hasan Mahmud
  • Mrittunjoy Chowdhury

Bangladesh Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
1984
19863rd
19884th
1990-913rd
19954th
19974th
20004th
20044th
20084th
20104th
20122nd
20145th
20162nd
20182nd
2022GS
2023Q

Afghanistan Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Afghanistan team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023

Afghanistan, one of the most rapidly improving teams in international cricket, has made significant strides in recent years and is emerging as a formidable force. They have participated in the Asia Cup on three occasions – in 2014, 2018, and 2022.

In both the 2018 and 2022 editions, Afghanistan showcased their potential by advancing to the Super 4s stage. They achieved this by securing impressive victories against strong opponents such as Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Notably, in the 2018 tournament, Afghanistan even managed to tie a game against the eventual champions, India.

Afghanistan Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Hashmatullah Shahidi (C)
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)
  • Afsar Zazai (WK)
  • Hazratullah Zazai
  • Ibrahim Zadran
  • Karim Janat
  • Najibullah Zadran
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Samiullah Shinwari
  • Rashid Khan
  • Mujib ur Rahman
  • Naveen ul Haq
  • Noor Ahmad
  • Farid Ahmad Malik
  • Fazal Haq Farooqi
  • Azmatullah Omarzai
  • Nijat Masoud
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf
  • Qais Ahmad

Afghanistan Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
1984
1986
1988
1990-91
1995
1997
2000
2004
2008DNQ
2010
2012
20144th
2016DNQ
20184th
20224th
2023Q

Please note that “—” represents the editions where Afghanistan did not participate, and “DNQ” represents “Did Not Qualify.”

Nepal Squad For Asia Cup Cricket 2023 [Expected]

Nepal team Squad ,Captains Asia Cup 2023
Image: ICC Cricket

Nepal’s national cricket team has achieved a remarkable milestone by qualifying for the Asia Cup 2023. They secured their place in the tournament by defeating UAE with a convincing seven-wicket victory in the ACC Men’s Premier Cup final on the reserve day. Gulshan Kumar Jha played a crucial role, scoring a steady 67 runs to guide Nepal to victory and secure their qualification for the Asia Cup 2023.

This will be Nepal’s debut appearance in the Asia Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place from September 2, 2023, to September 17, 2023. A total of 13 matches will be played during the Asia Cup 2023, including six league games, six Super 4 games, and a final.

Nepal Team Asia Cup Squad 2023

  • Rohit Paudel (C)
  • Aasif Sheikh (WK)
  • Arjun Saud (WK)
  • Dev Khanal
  • Gyanendra Malla
  • Bhim Sharki
  • Aarif Sheikh
  • Sundeep Jora
  • Kushal Bhurtel
  • Pratish GC
  • Gulshan Jha
  • Dipendra Singh Airee
  • Kamal Singh
  • Kishore Mahato
  • Karan KC
  • Sompal Kami
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Mousom Dhakal
  • Lalit Rajbanshi
  • Surya Tamang

Nepal Cricket Team Asia Cup Records 1984-2023

YearResult
2023— (Debut)

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