Asia Cup 2023 India squad

India’s 17-man squad for the Asia Cup 2023 was announced on August 21, 2023

By captain Rohit Sharma and BCCI chief selector Ajit Agarkar in a press conference. The tournament is scheduled to begin on August 30, 2023, and India’s first match is against arch-rivals Pakistan on September 2 in Sri Lanka.

The squad is as follows:

BattersAllroundersBowlers
Rohit Sharma (c)Ravindra JadejaJasprit Bumrah
Ishan Kishan (wk)Hardik Pandya (vc)Kuldeep Yadav
Shreyas IyerAxar PatelMohammed Shami
Virat KohliTilak VarmaMohammed Siraj
KL Rahul (wk)Prasidh Krishna
Shubman GillShardul Thakur
Suryakumar Yadav
Asia Cup 2023 Squad

The squad includes a couple of key players returning from injury and the team leadership and selectors taking a gamble on an uncapped player. KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have made a comeback to the squad. However, since Rahul has a niggle, Sanju Samson has been named the backup player.

The Asia Cup 2023 will be jointly hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka from August 30 to September 17, 2023. The tournament will be played in a fifty-overs format and has six teams divided into two groups of three teams each. Pakistan, India, and Nepal are in Group A, while Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka are in Group B. The tournament will follow a hybrid model with Pakistan hosting four matches across two venues and Sri Lanka hosting the remaining games. The following table lists the venues for the Asia Cup 2023:

VenueLocation
Multan Cricket StadiumMultan, Pakistan
Pallekele International Cricket StadiumKandy, Sri Lanka
Gaddafi StadiumLahore, Pakistan
R. Premadasa StadiumColombo, Sri Lanka
Asia Cup venues

The opening match of the tournament will be played between Pakistan and Nepal on August 30 at Multan Cricket Stadium. The final will be played by the teams that occupy the top two spots at the end of the Super 4s on September 17 in Colombo.

Please note that this information is current as of August 21, 2023.

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