BCCI announces India squad for Asia Cup 2023

BCCI announces India squad for Asia Cup 2023

August 21, 2023

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today announced the Indian squad for the 50-over Asia Cup 2023, which will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 17 in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Wicket-keeper-batter K.L. Rahul and middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer make a return to the squad, which includes Hyderabad batter Tilak Varma. While Varma has been included as an additional batsman, fast bowler Prasidh Krishna returns after a long injury lay-off.

India will face off against arch-rival Pakistan in a Group A match on Sept. 2 in Kandy. Nepal is the other team grouped alongside India and Pakistan.


Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, K.L. Rahul (Wicket-Keeper), Ishan Kishan (Wicket-Keeper), Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna and Sanju Samson (travelling back-up).


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