Cricket in Asian games

Cricket in Asian Games- 2023: Cricket will be a prominent part of the Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled to take place from September 19 to October 7, 2023. This edition of the games will follow the precedent set by Guangzhou in 2010 and Incheon in 2014 by including T20 cricket as a medal event for both women and men. Notably, India, a cricketing powerhouse, has decided to participate after abstaining from the previous editions of the Games.

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The cricket competition at the Asian Games 2023 will feature established cricketing nations like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, who have already secured spots in the quarterfinals for both the men’s and women’s events. They will face off against 4 other teams that advance from the initial round of matches.

This inclusion of cricket in Asian Games underlines the sport’s growing popularity and significance in the region, providing a platform for emerging talent and established teams to showcase their skills on an international stage. Cricket enthusiasts around the world will be eagerly awaiting the matches and results in what promises to be an exciting event.

Asian Games 2023 Cricket Schedule, Match Time & Venue

Cricket in Asian Games 2023 schedule: Full fixtures list, match timings and venues

All timings local, all matches at Zhejiang University of Technology Cricket Field, Hangzhou

Cricket in Asian Games: Women’s cricket Schedule

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September 19, 0930: Indonesia v Mongolia
September 19, 1430: Hong Kong v Malaysia
September 20, 0930: Qualifier quarter-final (TBD v TBD)
September 21, 0930: Quarter-final (India v TBD)
September 21, 1430: Quarter-final (Pakistan v TBD)
September 22, 0930: Quarter-final (Sri Lanka v TBD)
September 22, 1430: Quarter-final (Bangladesh v TBD)
September 24, 0930: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
September 24, 1430: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
September 25, 0930: Bronze medal match (TBD v TBD)
September 25, 1430: Gold medal match – final (TBD v TBD)

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Cricket in Asian Games: Men’s cricket Schedule

September 27, 0930: Nepal v Japan
September 27, 1430: Hong Kong v Singapore
September 28, 0930: Malaysia v Bahrain
September 28, 1430: Japan v Cambodia
September 29, 0930: Singapore v Thailand
September 29, 1430: Maldives v Malaysia
October 1, 0930: Afghanistan v Mongolia

October 1, 1430: Cambodia v Nepal
October 2, 0930: Thailand v Hong Kong
October 2, 1430: Bahrain v Maldives
October 3, 0930: Quarter-final (India v TBD)
October 3, 1430: Quarter-final (Pakistan v TBD)
October 4, 0930: Quarter-final (Sri Lanka v TBD)
October 4, 1430: Quarter-final (Bangladesh v TBD)
October 6, 0930: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
October 6, 1430: Semi-final (TBD v TBD)
October 7, 0930: Bronze medal match (TBD v TBD)
October 7, 1430: Gold medal match – final (TBD v TBD)

Indian sports enthusiasts can look forward to watching the live coverage of the Asian Games 2023 on television and the popular OTT platform, Sony LIV. The broadcast rights for this exciting sporting event have been secured by the Sony Sports Network. This extensive coverage will continue until the conclusion of the Asian Games on October 8th, just before the commencement of the highly anticipated ICC World Cup 2023. Cricket in Asian Games 2023 will have more viewership because of involvement of Indian cricket team.


Cricket in the Asian Games: Afghanistan, another ICC Full Member , will be taking part solely in the men’s competition. To secure a place in the top eight teams, Afghanistan will need to secure a victory against Mongolia in their upcoming match.

Reflecting on previous editions of the Cricket in Asian Games, we can see a variety of nations making their mark in cricket. At Guangzhou, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Japan claimed gold, silver, and bronze, respectively, in the women’s category. Meanwhile, in the men’s competition, the honors went to Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

In the subsequent edition at Incheon, it was Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka that secured the top three positions in the women’s cricket event. On the men’s side, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh emerged as the victorious.

These past results showcase the competitive and evolving nature of cricket in the Asian Games, with different nations making their presence felt in both the men’s and women’s categories.

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By Abhishek Pandey

Non-Aspiring future engineer having many aspirations in life. A lover of cricket and football, an admirer of the GOATs in both games. Solving the jigsaw puzzles of life in my own way to find the treasure of peace. There is only one quote that keeps me going- 'There is no way for being happy, being happy is the only way.'