Asia Cup live streaming: How to watch for free in 2023

Are you looking for Asia Cup live streaming details? The marquee tournament featuring Asian giants is back.

The Asia Cup 2023  is all set to get underway later this month, from August 30. The tournament is set to take place till September 17 in a hybrid model in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The designated hosts Pakistan will host four matches while the remaining nine matches including that of India vs Pakistan will take place in Sri Lanka.

The marquee game between the two arch-rivals, India and Pakistan, is scheduled on September 2 in Kandy and mostly on September 10 as well if both teams make it to the Super Fours round.

First-timer Nepal is the other team in their group and both India and Pakistan are more or less set to make it to the Super Fours.

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Moreover, the two teams can face for the third time in 15 days if they make it to the final of the Asia Cup 2023 on September 17.

Asia Cup live streaming has been the frequently asked question in the last few days with only around two weeks to go for the competition to begin.

Meanwhile, the Asia Cup is also happening at the perfect time as five out of six participating teams – India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh – get a chance to finalise their combinations for the upcoming ODI World Cup to be played in India.

Star Sports is set to telecast the entire Asia Cup tournament starting from August 30.

However, Asia Cup live streaming is an issue, especially for the Indian fans who are not aware of the latest developments.

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How to watch Asia Cup live streaming for free?

Disney + Hotstar have the rights to live stream the Asia Cup 2023.

In a bid to compete with the competitors, the Star Network has announced that the Asia Cup live streaming will be free for all the fans in India.

They have also removed the paywall for the same and the streaming will be absolutely free. This is set to enable all the cricket fans to enjoy all the crunch matches from their own comforts.

Will Asia Cup live streaming being free for all on Disney + Hotstar, the tournament is expected to reach every nook and corner of the country and also expect massive windfalls, especially during the marquee and close matches in the competition.

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What is the Asia Cup format?

Coming back to the Asia Cup, the format designed for this tournament is kind of unique probably to cash in the marquee IND vs PAK matches on multiple occasions (at least twice). Six teams are divided into two groups of three teams each.

Nepal, India and Pakistan comprise Group A while Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are clubbed in Group B.

Top two teams from each group will qualify for the Super Fours round starting from September 6. Top two sides from the Super Fours round will then make it to the final that is set to be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.


Rohit is an experienced cricket writer based in India