The Asia Cup 2023 will start today i.e. 30 August with the opening clash between Pakistan vs Nepal will be played at Multan Cricket Stadium. The high-voltage India vs. Pakistan clash is set for 2 September at Kandy in Sri Lanka. The Asia Cup 2023 will see Pakistan and Nepal placed in Group A, alongside India.
As the tournament is taking place in a hybrid model, Pakistan is set to host four matches of the Asia Cup while the rest 9 matches including the 5 Super Fours and Asia Cup final will be hosted by Sri Lanka.
Opening Ceremony of Asia Cup 2023:
Ahead of the opening clash between Pakistan and Nepal, an opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday, August 30. It will take place just before the first match. The first match is scheduled for 3:00 PM IST. It will take place just before the first match. The Asia Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony will be broadcast live on television in India on Star Sports.
The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan, Pakistan. The opening ceremony will be available for live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar in India.
The Pakistan Cricket Board on its official social media handle on X (formerly Twitter) confirmed that Pakistani singer Aima Baig and Nepal’s Trishala Gurung will be performing at the Asia Cup 2023 opening ceremony. Renowned artists like AR Rahman and Atif Aslam will perform at the opening ceremony. There will also be traditional Asian music and dance performances, followed by a fireworks display.
Pakistan has also announced their starting XI for their clash against Nepal.