Asia Cup 2023 is going to be organized from 30 August and will be played on the hybrid model, whose hosting is on the shoulders of Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Neighboring country Pakistan has first announced its 18-member squad for the tournament.
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Pakistan will play three ODIs against Afghanistan before the Asia Cup. Asia Cup 2023 is being hosted by PCB but the tournament will be played on the lines of a hybrid model in which four matches will be played in Pakistan and the remaining 9 matches will be played in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, BCCI has announced a 17-member Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2023. The selection meeting was held in Delhi on Monday. Looking at the World Cup 2023, this tournament is going to be very important. In such a situation, the selectors have selected a strong team for the Asia Cup 2023. Many star players including Rohit-Virat have got a place on this team. Rohit Sharma will lead the team. At the same time, a deadly bowler like Jasprit Bumrah has also returned to the ODI team.
Rohit Paudel (c), Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh, Bhim Sharki, Kushal Malla, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Mousom Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Kishore Mahato, Arjun Saud
Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), 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.
Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis (vc), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushan Hemantha, Binura Fernando and Pramod Madushan.