Excitement has reached new levels as tickets for the highly anticipated India vs Pakistan encounter at the Asian Games 2023 cricket tournament are now available for purchase. The Asian Games edition holds the thrilling prospect of witnessing a clash between the arch-rivals in the men’s cricket event, provided both teams emerge victorious in their respective quarterfinal matches. As per the tournament schedule, the potential showdown between India and Pakistan is slated for the second semifinal on October 6, with the match scheduled to start at 12 pm IST.
In the quest for a historic first gold medal at the Asian Games 2023, both India and Pakistan must triumph in three matches each, in accordance with their seedings. Fans eagerly await this potentially riveting encounter between two cricketing powerhouses. All cricket matches of the Asian Games 2023 will be held at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket Field in Hangzhou.
Team Rankings in Men’s & Women’s Cricket are determined based on ICC T20I Team Rankings
For the cricket event at the Asian Games 2023, team seedings in both the men’s and women’s events are determined based on the ICC T20I Team Rankings as of June 1, 2023. As a result, the Indian men’s team, occupying the top spot in the rankings, is seeded 1st, while the Indian women’s team is ranked 4th. This advantageous seeding grants direct entry into the quarterfinal stages of the tournament for both Indian teams.
Led by captain Ruturaj Gaikwad, the Indian men’s team will compete in their quarterfinal match against the winner of Match 7, featuring the 5th and 18th seeded teams, scheduled for October 5, starting at 12 pm IST. Similarly, the Indian women’s team will face the winner of Match 5, contested by the 5th and 12th-seeded teams, in their quarterfinal match on September 24, also commencing at 12 pm IST.
To book tickets for the Hangzhou Asian Games, domestic individuals can conveniently access the official ticketing website. Additionally, starting in August, offline ticket booths at the Asian Games venues will also offer ticket sales. International visitors arriving in China will have the same ticket-purchasing options as domestic individuals. In countries and regions authorized by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the public can secure tickets through designated ticketing agencies.
The stage is set for a thrilling clash between India and Pakistan at the Asian Games 2023 cricket tournament. Fans eagerly await the opportunity to witness this intense encounter, and ticket availability ensures they can secure their spots to be part of this momentous occasion.