On September 19, the 19th Asian Games 2023 Cricket Scheduled to begin. There will be a total of 40 different sports at this competition. The 2023 Asian Games will conclude on October 8. In addition to 40 sports, there will be 61 disciplines. India has been one of the Asian Games’ most reliable competitors. The cricket competition in Asian Games 2023 will take place between September 23 and October 8. It will be played in the T20I format, and all these matches will take place at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket field. Following the announcement of the squad for Asian Games 2023, the eagerly anticipated cricket schedule for the Asian Games 2023 has been unveiled, with the BCCI sending men’s teams to participate in the Continental Games.
The squad for the Indian Men’s Team for Asian Games 2023
Team India is to play their opening game in the Asian Games 2023 on October
The selection committee has named Ruturaj Gaikwad as the leader of Team India for the Asian Games 2023. Consequently, they have designated the team as a second-string squad for the competition. Furthermore, the men’s matches are scheduled to commence from September 28th and will run until October 8th. Notably, Ruturaj Gaikwad & Co. will also initiate their campaign in the Quarterfinals on October 5, in accordance with ICC rankings. This momentous decision marks India’s historic debut in sending a men’s cricket team to the upcoming Asian Games in 2023.
Adding to this significant development, Ruturaj Gaikwad, who led the 2023 Indian Premier League team, will be at the helm, and the squad will comprise all the players who showcased exceptional performance in the IPL. Furthermore, the team’s coaching responsibilities will be entrusted to VVS Laxman. In addition, in the upcoming competition, several Indian athletes will make their debut appearances. Now, let’s take a comprehensive look at the cricket competition schedule for the Asian Games.
India Men’s Squad for Asian Games:
Ruturaj Gaikwad (Captain), Mukesh Kumar, Shivam Mavi, Shivam Dube, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tripathi, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh.
Standby list of players:
Yash Thakur, Sai Kishore, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Sai Sudarsan.
India, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Hong Kong, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Qutar, Bahrain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Kuwait, China (Host), Bhutan.
Asian Games 2023 Men’s Cricket Schedule:
|Date||Time||Home vs Away||Phase|
|09:00||Oman vs Saudi Arabia||1|
|14:00||Hong Kong vs Singapore||1|
|09:00||Malaysia vs Bahrain||1|
|14:00||Nepal vs Indonesia||1|
|09:00||Qatar vs Kuwait||1|
|14:00||UAE vs Bhutan||1|
|09:00||Afghanistan vs China||2|
|14:00||Winner of Match 1 vs Winner of Match 2||2|
|09:00||Winner of Match 3 vs Winner of Match 4||2|
|14:00||Winner of Match 5 vs Winner of Match 6||2|
|09:00||Pakistan vs Winner of Match 8||QF|
|14:00||Sri Lanka vs Winner of Match 9||QF|
|09:00||Bangladesh vs Winner of Match 10||QF|
|14:00||India vs Winner of Match 7||QF|
|09:00||Winner QF1 vs Winner QF4||SF|
|14:00||Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3||SF|
|09:00||Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2||Bronze|
|14:00||Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2||Gold|
- Question. How many countries will participate in the 2023 Asian Games?
Ans. A total of 45 countries will be participating in the Asian Games 2023.
2. Question. How many games are in the Asian Games?
Ans. Officially, there are 42 sports; however, some of those, such as aquatics, encompass several sports under one umbrella term, including swimming, diving, and water polo. Below, we have listed all the disciplines typically considered individual sports.
3. Question. Which country will host the Asian Games in 2023?
Ans. In 2023, the city of Hangzhou, China, will host the Asian Games.
4. Question. Which country Organised the first Asian Games?
Ans. In 1951, India took the initiative to organize the first-ever Asian Games, marking a significant milestone in the history of sporting events in the continent.