Nepal, UAE, and Oman qualified for the 2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. These associate nations will travel to Sri Lanka for the emerging cup.
Nepal will play against India “A” in the upcoming match, which is scheduled for the 17th of July, 2023.
Nepal, the winner of the 2023 ACC Men’s Premier Cup, along with UAE, the runner, and Oman, who managed to secure third place, will participate in this tournament.
Where to Watch the ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023 Live?
You can watch all the matches of ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023 live telecast on Star Sports 1, and Star Sports 3 as Disney Star has acquired the broadcasting right of the tournament.
If you want to watch live online, then you can stream it on Fancode. They will live stream all the matches of the Emerging Cup 2023 in India for Rs 69.
It is still unclear if channels like Kantipur, which are actively live broadcasting sports in Nepal, will acquire the rights in Nepal and live stream it on their TV channels, Apps and Youtube.
|Tournament||Emerging Teams Cup|
|Organizer||Asian Cricket Council|
|Host||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Start Date||13th July 2023|
|Final||23 July 2023|
|No. of Teams||8 Teams|
|No. of matches||15 matches|
|Live Onlint in Nepal||Star Sports 3|
|Live Telecast||Star Sports 1 and 3|
Sri Lanka will host the 2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, where 3 associate nations and 5 full nation “A” teams will participate.
There will be a total of 15 matches in this tournament, starting from the 13th of July 2023 to the 23rd of July 2023.
Fixtures of ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023
|Date & Time||Match||Venue|
|July 13, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Sri Lanka A vs Bangladesh A||R.Premadasa Stadium|
|July 13, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Oman A vs Afghanistan A||Colombo Cricket Club Ground|
|July 14, 2023 – 10:15 AM||UAE A vs India A||SSC Cricket Ground|
|July 14, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Pakistan A vs Nepal A||Colombo Cricket Club Ground|
|July 15, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Oman A vs Bangladesh A||SSC Cricket Ground|
|July 15, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Afghanistan A vs Sri Lanka A||Colombo Cricket Club Ground|
|July 17, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Pakistan A vs UAE A||P. Sara Oval|
|July 17, 2023 – 02:15 PM||Nepal A vs India A||R. Premadasa Stadium|
|July 18, 2023 – 10:15 AM||Afghanistan A vs Bangladesh A||P. Sara Oval|
|July 18, 2023 – 02:15 PM||Oman A vs Sri Lanka A||R. Premadasa Stadium|
|July 19, 2023 – 10:15 AM||UAE A vs Nepal A||P. Sara Oval|
|July 19, 2023 – 02:15 AM||Pakistan A vs India A||R. Premadasa Stadium|
|July 21 – Semifinal 1 – 10:00 AM||–||P. Sara Oval|
|July 21 – Semifinal 2 – 02:15 PM||–||R. Premadasa Stadium|
|Final – 02:15 PM||–||R. Premadasa Stadium|
This tournament will feature “A” teams of full members of the ACC and the top 3 teams from the premier cup.
|Group A||Group B|
| India A|
Sri Lanka A
| Afghanistan A|
United Arab Emirates
Nepal has announced their squad for the tournament, while teams like UAE and Oman are yet to confirm it.
Full members are automatically selected, while associate nations are participating after winning the ICC Premier Cup 2023.
This will be a good opportunity for Teams Nepal, who is qualified to play in the Asia Cup 2023 and will compete against teams like India and Pakistan from Group A.
Squads for ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023
India A: Sai Sudharsan, Abhishek Sharma (vc), Nikin Jose, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Yash Dhull (c), Riyan Parag, Nishant Sindhu, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Manav Suthar, Yuvrajsinh Dodiya, Harshit Rana, Akash Singh, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Rajvardhan Hangargekar. Stand-bys: Harsh Dubey, Nehal Wadhera, Snell Patel, Mohit Redkar.
Pakistan A: Mohammad Haris (c, wk), Omair Bin Yousuf (vc), Amad Butt, Arshad Iqbal, Haseebullah, Kamran Ghulam, Mehran Mumtaz, Mubasir Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Qasim Akram, Sahibzada Farhan, Saim Ayub, Shahnawaz Dahani, Sufiyan Muqeem and Tayyab Tahir.
Afghanistan A: Shahidullah Kamal (c), Ikram Alikhil (wk), Ishaq Rahimi (wk), Riaz Hassan, Ihsanullah Jannat, Noor Ali Zadran, Zubaid Akbari, Baheer Shah, Allah Noor Nasiri, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Izharulhaq Naveed, Wafadar Momand, Ibrahim Abdulrahimzai, Salim Safi, Zia Ur Rehman Akbar, and Bilal Sami.
Reserves: Abdul Malik, Asghar Atal, Abdul Baqi, Zuhaib Zamankhil
Bangladesh A: Mohammed Saif Hassan (c), Mohammad Parvez Hossain Emon, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Shahadat Hossain, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Zakir Hasan (vc), Soumya Sarkar, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Rakibul Hasan, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Ripon Mondol, Mohammad Musfik Hasan, Akbar Ali, Naim Sheikh.
Reserves: Amite Hasan, Sumon Khan, Nayeem Hasan, Hasan Murad.
Nepal: Rohit Paudel (c), Arjun Saud (wk), Aasif Sheikh (wk), Kushal Bhurtel, Gulsan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratish GC, Dev Khanal, Sandeep Jora, Kushal Malla, Lalit Rajbanshi, Bhim Sharki, Pawan Sarraf, Surya Tamang, Kishor Mahato, Shyam Dhakal.
Sri Lanka A: Dunith Wellalage (c), Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Avishka Fernando, Lasith Croospulle, Sahan Arachchige, Ashen Bandara, Lahiru Udara (wk), Janith Liyanage, Binura Fernando, Lahiru Samarakoon, Isitha Wijesundera, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan, Dushan Hemantha.
Oman A: Aaqib Ilyas (c), Jatinder Singh, Kashyap Prajapati, Ayaan Khan, Shoaib Khan, Suraj Kumar, Jay Odedra, Kaleemullah, Ahmed Fayyaz Butt, Samay Shrivastava, Wasim Ali, Rafiullah, Abdul Rauf, Shubo Pal, Muhammed Bilal.
UAE A: Ali Naseer (c), Adithya Shetty, Aryansh Sharma, Ansh Tandon, Ashwanth Valthapa, Ethan D’Souza, Fahad Nawaz, Jash Giyanani, Jonathan Figy, Lovepreet Singh, Matiullah, Mohammad Faraazuddin, Muhammad Jawadullah, Nilansh Keswani, Sanchit Sharma.