International cricket continues when the top six teams in Asia compete in the 2023 Asia Cup. Beginning on Wednesday, August 30, the six participants will play in a One Day International (ODI) format which will require each team to complete a first stage of round-robin group play, followed by a knockout round of the Super 4. The final two teams will meet in the Asia Cup championship on Sunday, September 17.
The full schedule is at the bottom of the page but notable teams who are participating in this year’s Asia Cup include Nepal, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka. India and Pakistan have one of the most fierce and greatest rivalries in the world of sports and they’ll add another chapter when they go head-to-head in the first round.
Seven-time Asia Cup India winner is looking to extend their lead, but Sri Lanka is right on their tails with six victories. Cord cutters can stream each match live by finding out how to watch the Asia Cup without cable, below.
How to Watch the 2023 Asia Cup
All 13 matches of this year’s Asia Cup will stream live on ESPN+. For only $9.99/mo., or $99.99/yr, cord cutters can stream the tournament on any compatible device and watch thousands of hours of live sports, studio shows, documentaries, and more on the streaming service. This year’s Asia Cup will be available to stream in English and Hindi and there will be a 30-minute highlights show after each match in both languages.
2023 Asia Cup Schedule
|Date||Coverage Begins (ET)||Round||Matchup|
|Wednesday, August 30||4:30 AM||Round 1|
|Nepal vs. Pakistan|
|Thursday, August 31||Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh|
|Saturday, September 2||India vs. Pakistan|
|Sunday, September 3||Afghanistan vs. Bangladesh|
|Monday, September 4||Nepal vs. India|
|Tuesday, September 5||Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka|
|Wednesday, September 6||Round 2|
|Saturday, September 9||TBD|
|Sunday, September 10||TBD|
|Tuesday, September 12||TBD|
|Thursday, September 14||TBD|
|Friday, September 15||TBD|
|Sunday, September 17||Championship Final||TBD|