The countdown to the Asia Cup 2023 is underway, and we’re eagerly anticipating the start of this prestigious tournament. The upcoming multinational competition is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, August 30th, featuring six prominent teams: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan. Notably, this edition of the Asia Cup introduces a hybrid format, with four matches set to unfold in Pakistan while the remaining nine matches are scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka.

The Asia Cup 2023 holds immense significance, serving as a vital precursor to the impending major event—the ODI World Cup 2023, slated for October and November, hosted by India.

With the exception of Sri Lanka, all five participating teams have officially unveiled their squads for the Asia Cup 2023. Let’s take a comprehensive look at the line-ups:

India:

  • Rohit Sharma
  • Shubman Gill
  • Virat Kohli
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • KL Rahul
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Tilak Varma
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Axar Patel
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Sanju Samson (reserve)
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Nepal:

  • Rohit Paudel (captain)
  • Mahamad Asif Sheikh
  • Kushal Bhurtel
  • Lalit Rajbanshi
  • Bhim Sharki
  • Kushal Malla
  • Dipendra Singh Airee
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Karan KC
  • Gulshan Kumar Jha
  • Aarif Sheikh
  • Sompal Kami
  • Pratish GC
  • Kishor Mahato
  • Sundeep Jora
  • Arjun Saud
  • Shyam Dhakal

Pakistan:

  • Babar Azam (captain)
  • Abdullah Shafique
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Salman Ali Agha
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Mohammad Haris
  • Shadab Khan
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Usama Mir
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mohammad Wasim Jnr
  • Naseem Shah
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Saud Shakeel
  • Tayyab Tahir (traveling reserve)

Bangladesh:

  • Shakib Al Hasan (captain)
  • Litton Das
  • Tanzid Tamim
  • Najmul Hossain Shanto
  • Towhid Hridoy
  • Mushfiqur Rahim
  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  • Taskin Ahmed
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Hasan Mahmud
  • Sheikh Mahedi
  • Nasum Ahmed
  • Shamim Hossain
  • Afif Hossain
  • Shoriful Islam
  • Ebadot Hossain
  • Naim Sheikh

Afghanistan:

  • Hashmatullah Shahidi (captain)
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Ibrahim Zadran
  • Riaz Hassan
  • Rahmat Shah
  • Najibullah Zadran
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Ikram Alikhil
  • Rashid Khan
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Karim Janat
  • Abdul Rahman
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman
  • Noor Ahmad
  • Suliman Safi
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi
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