The Asia Cup 2023 is about to start, and the fans are excited for the tournament to start. After ACC accepts the hybrid model suggested by the PCB, the tournament will now be played in two countries. Today, we will give you the details on the cash prize money in the Asia Cup 2023 for the winners, runners-up, man of the match, etc, and all other prize money. We will also give you the other details regarding the Asia Cup 2023 you need to know. So let’s get into it quickly.
ACC approves the hybrid model
At first, the host of the Asia Cup 2023, Pakistan wants to host the whole tournament in their country only. But after the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and a few other members of the ACC (Asian Cricket Council) denial, the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has to come up with a hybrid model. Now in this model, Pakistan will host four games in the Asia Cup 2023 across two venues (Multan and Lahore). And the rest of the nine games will happen in Sri Lanka across two venues (Kandy and Colombo).
Multan to host the tournament opener
Pakistan and Nepal will play the tournament opener on August 30 in Multan. The other 3 games of the Pakistan leg will be played in Lahore, including one game of Super 4s as well.
Now, let’s see all the cash prizes in the Asia Cup 2023.
The highest cash prizes in Asia Cups history
This year’s Asia Cup will see the highest cash prizes in the tournament’s history. The prize money for the Asia Cup 2023 winners will be at least $40,000 greater than it was for the 2022 winners. If we convert it into Indian rupees (INR), it will be 3326280 (11800000 PKR).
Now let’s see all the prizes one by one.
(1) Champions of the Asia Cup 2023
The winner of the Asia Cup 2023 will get $240000 as a cash prize. It is 19957680 in INR and 70800000 in PKR.
(2) Runners-up cash prize
The runners-up will get $100000 (8315700 INR and 29500000 PKR).
(3) Losing semi-finalists (all teams)
The cash prize for all the losing semi-final teams will get $20000 in the Asia Cup 2023.
(4) Losing quarter-finalists (all teams)
$5000 will be the cash prize for all the losing quarter-finalists teams in the tournament.
(5) Man of the Match (every game)
The man of the match will get $245 (72275 PKR and 20373.47 INR).
(6) Man of the Match in the Quarterfinals stage
In the quarterfinals, the man of the match will be rewarded with $500 as a cash prize.
(7) Man of the Match in the semifinals stage
$1000 is the cash prize decided for the man of the match in the semifinals stage.
(8) Man of the Match cash prize in the final
The man of the match in the final will get $2500 as a cash prize. If we see in INR and PKR, it is 207892.50 and 737500 respectively.
(9) Most valuable player of the tournament
The Most valuable player (MVP) will get $5000 as a cash prize in the Asia Cup. This cash prize is for the player who will have a major impact on their team in the whole tournament.
|Prize Stages||Players Pool Money|
|Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament||$240,000|
|Losing Semi-finalist (all teams)||$20,000|
|Losing Quarterfinalist (all teams)||$5000|
|Man of the Match (every match)||$245|
|Man of the Match (Q/Finals stage)||$500|
|Man of the Match (S/Finals stage)||$1,000|
|Man of the Match (Final)||$2,500|
|Most Valuable Player (MVP) of tournament||$5,000|
Let’s see which player and team will get which award. Let’s see some other details of the Asia Cup.
Where you can watch all the games of the Asia Cup 2023?
Star Sports will broadcast the tournament in India. If you are looking for an online platform, Hotstar will be the one for you. Hotstar will live stream the Asia Cup 2023 cricket games for free. This move comes after their rival platform Jio Cinema streamed IPL 2023 for free.
Asia Cup 2023 | Details
|Event||Asia Cup 2023|
|Host Council Name||Asian Cricket Council (ACC)|
|Host Countries||Pakistan (host) and Sri Lanka (Co-host) (hybrid model host venues)|
|Total Participation Teams||6|
|Participating Teams||Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, India|
|Event Start Date||August 30, 2023|
|Event Final Date||September 17, 2023|
|Broadcasting / Live Streaming Partners||Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Jio Cinema, Star Sports|
|ACC Official Website (Bookings)||asiancricket.org|
Where to book tickets?
You can buy the tickets from pcb.bookme.pk for the Asia Cup 2023 matches. The ticket price will vary according to the venues and the two teams playing against each other.
If you are looking for more details regarding the tournament, you can go to ACC’s official website asiancricket.org.
The tournament’s format and teams participating
Total 6 teams participated in the Asia Cup. 3 Two groups are decided for the same, consisting of 3 teams each. The first group consists of India, Pakistan, and Nepal. And the other group consists of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
The top 2 teams from both groups will advance to the Super 4s stage. And the top 2 teams in the Super 4s will play the final.
So these are the details regarding the cash prizes for the Asia Cup 2023. We have given some other details which might be important to know as well.
Let’s see who will win the tournament this time. Sri Lanka is the current champion of the Asia Cup. Last time, the tournament was played last year in T20I format.