- Asia Cup 2023 is here and users will be able to watch it for free.
- Asia Cup 2023 will be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar on mobile devices.
- Non-mobile viewers will need to purchase a subscription to watch it.
The Asia Cup 2023 is here. Just like last year, you will be able to watch the Aisa Cup 2023 online while staying mobile from your smartphone and tablets, and that too for free. This will be a 13-match showdown between 6 Asian teams (hens called Asia Cup) over 18 days. If you are interested in bingeing this cricket mania and looking for ways to watch it on your smartphone then look no further. Here’s everything you need to know about how to stream the Asia Cup 2023 on your smartphone.
Today’s Match Of Asia Cup 2023
- Match: India vs Sri Lanka
- Group: Super 4
- Match starts at 03:00 PM IST
- Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Sri Lanka
How to Watch Asia Cup 2023 Live Streaming Online
Star Sports network has secured the rights to stream the event on TV and Disney+Hotstar mobile app. To watch the matches live on the Disney+Hotstar app, all you need to do is simply download the app from the Play Store or App Store and log in or create a new account on the application. Check out these Disney+ Hotstar plans:
Disney+ Hotstar Plan Name
Disney+ Hotstar Mobile
Rs 499 per year
Disney+ Hotstar Premium
Rs 1499 per year
Disney+ Hotstar Super
Rs 899 per year
Disney+ Hotstar Premium Monthly
Rs 299 per month
How to Watch Asia Cup 2023 for Free on Mobile
If you are planning to stream the Asia Cup 2023 on your smartphone or any other mobile device, then there is good news. Disney+ Hotstar has confirmed that it will be streaming the Asia Cup 2023 matches for free on its mobile application.
Ab Disney+ Hotstar Mobile app pe dekho Free mai India v Pakistan ke saath Asia Cup aur ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup’23 ke poore matches kahi se bhi kabhi bhi.#FreeMeinDekhteJaao #AsiaCupOnHotstar #WorldCupOnHotstar pic.twitter.com/puG7vVJTu1
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) August 26, 2023
All you need to do is download the Disney+Hotstar app and log in with your account. Once you are logged in you will be easily able to watch the live stream for absolutely free.
But, this complimentary offer is valid for smartphone users only. If you are planning to stream the Asia Cup on a larger screen you have to get a subscription. There’s a way to get this subscription for absolutely free. Mobile operators are bundling the Disney+Hotstar subscription with some of their plans. Here are the details for each of the operators.
Vi Prepaid Plans with Disney+Hotstar Subscription
|Rs 151||8GB||30 Days||3 Months of Disney+ Hotstar|
|Rs 1066||2GB/Day||84 Days||1 Year of Disney+ Hotstar mobile|
|Rs 601||3GB/Day||28 Days||1 Year of Disney+ Hotstar mobile|
|Rs 901||3GB/Day||70 Days||1 Year of Disney+ Hotstar mobile|
|Rs 499||3GB/Day||28 Days||3 Months of Disney+ Hotstar|
|Rs 399||2.5GB/Day||28 Days||3 Months of Disney+ Hotstar|
|Rs 3099||2GB/Day||365 Days||1 Year of Disney+ Hotstar mobile|
Airtel Prepaid Plans with Disney+Hotstar Subscription
|Rs 499||3GB/Day||28 Days||3 Months Disney+ Hotstar Subscription|
|Rs 839||2GB/Day||84 Days||3 Months Disney+ Hotstar Subscription|
|Rs 3359||2.5GB/Day||365 Days||12 Months Disney+ Hotstar Subscription|
Asia Cup 2023 Format And Groups
Asia Cup usually alternates between T20 and ODI formats. This year around the Year 2023 is also being year when the T20 Men’s World Cup is taking place The Asia Cup 2023 will be played in the ODI format. It will be played between six teams divided into two groups. Group A includes India, Pakistan, and Nepal, while Group B will feature Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh are going to play.
Asia Cup: Popular Facts
Here are some fun and popular facts about the Asia Cup that you should know!
- The Asia Cup is an international men’s cricket tournament that involves teams from Asian countries. It is organized by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), which is a governing body for cricket in Asia. The tournament features One Day International (ODI) matches and, occasionally, Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.
- The first Asia Cup was held in 1984 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The tournament was a round-robin competition with India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participating.
- The Asia Cup typically follows a round-robin format, where each team plays against every other team in the tournament. The top teams then advance to the knockout stage, which includes the semifinals and a final match to determine the champion.
- The Asia Cup has seen various teams winning the title over the years. India has won the tournament multiple times, as have Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Bangladesh, too, has had significant success in recent editions. The last Asia Cup 2022 was Won by Sri Lanka.
- While the traditional Asia Cup has focused on ODI cricket, the tournament has also expanded to include T20I cricket. In 2016, there was a T20I Asia Cup held in Bangladesh. This edition featured only the T20 format and acted as a preparatory event for the ICC World T20.
Asia Cup India Stats
Here are some amusing stats of India and its performance in the Asia Cup.
- India holds the record for the most Asia Cup titles, having won the tournament a total of 7 times.
- Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run-scorer for India in the Asia Cup. He scored over 976 runs in the tournament throughout his career.
- Virat Kohli holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian player in the Asia Cup. He scored 183 runs against Pakistan in the 2012 edition.
- Harbhajan Singh is the leading wicket-taker for India in the Asia Cup. He took more than 25 wickets in the tournament.
- M.S. Dhoni has captained the Indian team in the most Asia Cup matches.
- Ashish Nehra recorded the best bowling figures for India in an Asia Cup match, taking 6 wickets for 23 runs against England in the 2003 Asia Cup.
- India’s highest team total in the Asia Cup is 374/4, scored against Hong Kong in 2018.
- Virat Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian player in the Asia Cup, reaching the milestone in 52 balls against Pakistan in 2012.
- In the 2018 Asia Cup, Rohit Sharma scored three consecutive centuries, becoming the first player to achieve this feat in the history of the tournament.
Asia Cup 2023 Teams and Squads
There is a total of 6 teams divided into 2 groups in Asia Cup 2023. Following are the teams and their squads that will be playing in Asia Cup 2023.
India Squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Shami, Md. Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Sanju Samson.
Nepal Squad: 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 Squad: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (captain), Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tayyab Tahir, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi.
Afghanistan Squad: 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.
Bangladesh Squad: 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, Taijul Islam, Saif Hasan, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.
Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith, Perera, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh, Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushan Hemantha, Binura, Fernando, Pramod Madushan
Asia Cup 2023 Full Schedule
|Aug-30||Pakistan vs Nepal||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan||3PM IST|
|Aug-31||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||3PM IST|
|Sep-02||India vs Pakistan||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||3PM IST|
|Sep-03||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||3PM IST|
|Sep-04||India vs Nepal||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||3PM IST|
|Sep-05||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||3PM IST|
|Sep-06||A1 vs. B2||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||3PM IST|
|Sep-09||B1 vs. B2||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|
|Sep-10||A1 vs. A2||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|
|Sep-12||A2 vs. B1||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|
|Sep-14||A1 vs B1||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|
|Sep-15||A2 vs B2||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|
|Sep-17||Final||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||3PM IST|