The Asian Games 2023 are on the horizon, commencing this Tuesday. As the cricketing events unfold, Team India’s women will step onto the field on the 21st of September, marking their entry directly into the quarter-finals. The games are set to start with a face-off between Indonesia and Mongolia in the women’s category.
India isn’t alone in its direct entry to the quarter-finals; they’re joined by teams from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Fans can look forward to the Indian women’s team match on the 21st, which is set against Pakistan. Should the Indian women triumph, they will proceed to the semi-final match on September 24, leading up to the grand final on the 25th of September.
Switching gears to men’s cricket, the action will begin on the 27th of September, featuring a match between Nepal and Mongolia. The Indian men’s team is scheduled to play their quarter-final match on the 3rd of October. Alongside India, men’s teams from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh have also secured their spots in the quarter-finals. The subsequent semi-final is slated for October 6, with the grand finale scheduled for the 7th of October. Rituraj Gaikwad will be leading Team India for this tournament.
Indian Men’s Cricket Team Squad:
Rituraj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tripathi, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Shivam Dubey, Prabhsimran Singh, and Akash Deep.
Standby: Yash Thakur, Sai Kishore, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, and Sai Sudarshan.
Indian Women’s Cricket Team Squad:
Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh, Amanjot Kaur, Devika Vaidya, Pooja Vastrakar, Titas Sadhu, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Minnu Mani, Kanika Ahuja, Uma Chhetri, and Anusha Bareddy.
Standby: Harleen Deol, Kashvi Gautam, Sneh Rana, and Saika Ishaq.