While some of the sporting events will begin on September 19, the 19th Asian Games are scheduled to begin on September 23. The women’s cricket competition is set to begin on September 19. For the first time, BCCI sent both a men’s and a women’s squad to the Asian Games. The men’s team will be captained by Ruturaj Gaikwad, and the women’s team will be led by Harmanpreet Kaur. It is noteworthy that the top four teams have automatically advanced to the quarterfinals. As a result, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and India have advanced to the quarterfinals.
When will cricket start in the Asian Games 2023?
The Men’s cricket event will start on 27th September. The Indian Men’s team will however start their campaign on the 3rd of October in the first quarterfinal. The final gold medal match will be played on the 7th of October.
Asian Games 2023: Venue
Pingfend Cricket Field will host all the matches of the cricket event.
Asian Games 2023: Men’s schedule
Nepal vs Mongolia (Group A), Wednesday, September 27, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Japan vs Cambodia (Group B), Wednesday, September 28, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Malaysia vs Singapore (Group C), Thursday, September 28, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Mongolia vs Maldives (Group A), Thursday, September 28, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Cambodia vs Hong Kong (Group B), Friday, September 29, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Singapore vs Thailand (Group C), Friday, September 29, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Maldives vs Nepal (Group A), Sunday, October 1, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Hong Kong vs Japan (Group B), Sunday, October 1, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Thailand vs Malaysia (Group C), Monday, October 2, Pingfeng Cricket Field
India vs TBC (QF 1), Tuesday, October 3, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Pakistan vs TBC (QF 2), Tuesday, October 3, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Sri Lanka vs TBC (QF 3), Wednesday, October 4, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Bangladesh vs TBC (QF 4), Wednesday, October 4, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Winner QF1 vs Winner QF4 (1st Semi-final), Friday, October 6, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3 (2nd Semi-final), Friday, October 6, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Loser SF 1st vs Loser SF 2nd (3rd/4th), Saturday, October 7, Pingfeng Cricket Field
TBC vs TBC, Saturday, October 7, Pingfeng Cricket Field
Where to watch in India?
In India, Sony Sports Network will broadcast live cricket matches from the Asian Games 2023. Sony LIV will provide live streaming.
Asian Games 2023: India’s squad
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