India's Asian Games 2023 Schedule: Indian Stars Will Be In Action Even Before Games Begin - Find Full Schedule
After the Asia Cup in cricket, the focus now shifts on the 2023 Asian Games. India will be aiming to scale new heights at the Asian Games 2023 after registering their best-ever medal count at the 2018 edition. The 2023 edition of the Asian Games will start on September 23 in China's Hangzhou and will go on till October 8. The 19th edition of the Asian Games will witness a 655-member strong Indian team in action in 41 disciplines out of 61. The games will be played across 56 venues, with 481 gold medals on offer, as per Olympics.com.
Though the games will officially start on September 23, sports like cricket, football, volleyball and beach volleyball will kickstart from September 19 onwards.
1st Game: India Women's vs TBD - September 21
The men's and women's cricket teams, led by Ruturaj Gaikwad and Harmanpreet Kaur will be making their debut at the continental level event. The women's team will start its campaign on September 21 and the final will be on September 25. After this, the men's cricket teams will kickstart their campaigns from September 27 and the title clash will take place on October 7. Indian men's team will play its first match on October 3.
Men's: India vs China (September 19, 5 PM IST) and India vs Bangladesh (September 21, 1:30 PM IST)
Women's: India vs Chinese Taipei (5 PM)
The Indian men's team is being led by Sunil Chhetri. Several top players are missing from the men's team.
Men's: India vs South Korea (September 20, 4:30 PM IST)
The men's volley ball team will also be in action on September 20. The discipline starts on September 19 and will go on October 7.
India will field a contingent of 68 players in track and field events, this will be India's largest