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Cricket Returns to Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou
India to Participate for the First Time
Cricket made its debut at the Asian Games in 2010 in Guangzhou, China, and was also featured in the 2014 Incheon Games. However, it was absent from the Jakarta Games. Now, cricket is set to return to the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, with India participating in the cricketing event for the first time.
- Cricket returns to Asian Games after being absent in 2018
- India’s debut in the Asian Games cricket event
- Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket Field to host the matches
- Eight nations to compete for medals
Women’s Cricket Teams and Groups
The women’s cricket competition at the Asian Games 2023 will feature two groups:
Additionally, four teams have received direct entry into the quarter-finals, showcasing the high caliber of cricket talent in the region. These teams include cricket powerhouses such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
Schedule for the Asian Games 2023 (Women’s Cricket):
|September 19, Tuesday||Indonesia vs Mongolia||Group A||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 19, Tuesday||Hong Kong vs Malaysia||Group B||06:00 AM GMT|
|September 20, Wednesday||Loser match 1 vs Loser match 2||Quarter-final qualifier||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 21, Thursday||India (1st ranked team) vs TBD||QF 1||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 21, Thursday||Pakistan (2nd ranked team) vs TBD||QF 2||06:00 AM GMT|
|September 22, Friday||Sri Lanka (3rd ranked team) vs TBD||QF 3||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 22, Friday||Bangladesh (4th ranked team) vs TBD||QF 4||06:00 AM GMT|
|September 24, Sunday||Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 4||SF 1||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 24, Sunday||Winner QF 2 vs Winner QF 3||SF 2||06:00 AM GMT|
|September 25, Monday||Loser SF 1 vs Loser SF 2||3rd/4th match (Bronze medal)||01:00 AM GMT|
|September 25, Monday||Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2||Final (Gold medal)||06:00 AM GMT|
Broadcast and Live Streaming Details:
Viewers can catch all the action of the Asian Games 2023 cricket matches through live streaming on Sony Liv. The live telecast of the Asian Games cricket event will also be available on the Sony Sports Network TV channels (Sony Sports TEN 1, Sony Sports TEN 2, Sony Sports TEN 3, Sony Sports TEN 4, Sony Sports TEN 5) in India.
This article was first published at WomenCricket.com, a Cricket Times company.