The 19th edition of the Asian Games is all set to kick off on September 23 in Hangzhou, China. Some of the events will commence on September 19, including cricket which is making a return to the Asian Games. Men’s and Women’s cricket events took place in the 2010 and 2014 games but missed out in 2018. However, India never sent its team for the event.
This time, the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India has decided to send both its men’s and women’s teams to take part in the Asian Games. Harmanpreet Kaur will be leading the women’s team, which will kick off their campaign on September 21. In this article, we take a look at all the details you need to know about the 2023 Asian Games Women’s Cricket.
Asian Games 2023, Women’s Cricket: Details
Dates: Tuesday, September 19 – Monday, September 25
Venue: All the cricket matches will be played on the Pingfend cricket field.
Teams: Mongolia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network, SonyLIV app and website.
Schedule and India’s squad for the 2023 Asian Games:
Indonesia vs Mongolia, Group A – Tuesday, September 19, 6.30 AM
Hong Kong vs Malaysia, Group B – Tuesday, September 19, 11.30 AM
TBC vs TBC, Qualifier Quarter-Final – Wednesday, September 20, 6.30 AM
India vs TBC, Quarter-Final 1 – Thursday, September 21, 6.30 AM
Pakistan vs TBC, Quarter-Final 2 – Thursday, September 21, 11.30 AM
Sri Lanka vs TBC, Quarter-Final 3 – Friday, September 22, 6.30 AM
Bangladesh vs TBC, Quarter-Final 4 – Friday, September 22, 11.30 AM
Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 4, Semi-final 1 – Sunday, September 24, 6.30 AM
Winner QF 2 vs Winner QF 3, Semi-final 2 – Sunday, September 24, 11.30 AM
Loser SF 1 vs Loser SF 2, Third-rank game – Monday, September 25, 6.30 AM
Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2, Final – Monday, September 25, 11.30 AM
Team India’s squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Amanjot Kaur, Devika Vaidya, Anjali Sarvani, Titas Sadhu, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Minnu Mani, Kanika Ahuja, Uma Chetry (wk), Anusha Bareddy