The first match of Asian Cup 2023 will be played between Pakistan and Nepal in Multan. A total of six teams take part in this tournament, including India. After a long time, a big tournament is organized in Pakistan. Pakistan has the upper hand in the first game. Pakistan has a very strong team. On the other side lies Nepal. She will be on the field for the first time against Pakistan. Nepal has a good bowling attack. They would like to start with a win.
Pakistan, led by Babar Azam, is in a very strong position. Most recently, he defeated Afghanistan 3-0 in the ODI series. Pakistan has announced the starting XI for the first game. She will play at home. He will benefit from it. Pakistan kept many experienced players in the starting XI in the first game. His bowling attack is very strong. The batting team is also good. Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah are his great strengths. As a batsman, alongside captain Babar Azam, there are great players like Imam-ul-Haq.
Nepal recorded an overwhelming victory in the final of the ACC Men’s Premier Cup. He won the title by defeating UAE. The players of Nepal had put in a strong performance. Now the team, led by Rohit Paudel, is taking part in the Asian Cup. It’s a big tournament for him. Importantly, Nepal’s team will face India and Pakistan for the first time. After the first game, she will play a game against India in the second game. Nepal received ODI team status in 2018. She has performed well so far.
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Faqar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi