The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has introduced the commentary panel for the forthcoming Asia Cup 2023, set to be held in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Esteemed former cricketers, including Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Ramiz Raja, and Bazid Khan, will represent Pakistan in the commentary team. Scott Styris from New Zealand will also contribute to the commentary box.
The commentary lineup will also feature renowned names from India, including Ravi Shastri, Irfan Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Sanjay Manjrekar, and Deep Dasgupta.
For Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the commentary team will include former cricketers Russel Arnold and Athar Ali Khan, respectively, in the 13-match 50-over Asia Cup.
The inaugural match of the tournament is set to kick off with the host nation, Pakistan, facing Nepal on August 30 at the Multan Cricket Stadium, accompanied by a grand opening ceremony.
One of the most anticipated clashes, the match between arch-rivals Pakistan and India, is scheduled for September 2 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
In a recent announcement, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) disclosed an 18-member squad for the event, with Babar Azam leading the Green Shirts in the tournament.