India vs Nepal

India will take on Nepal today in the 2023 Asia Cup and expect a comfortable victory to reach the Super Four. This match will take place at the Pallekele Stadium in Sri Lanka.

Nepal will have the opportunity to play against another world strength in International cricket, while India will look to fine-tune their batting and bowling before the next phase of the tournament, and for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup next month. However, rain could spoil everything like the other day. So, bring your umbrellas and hot coffee.

Here we have the India vs Nepal Asia Cup live stream, date, start time, preview, team news, probable XI, key stats, and how to watch on TV.

India vs Nepal: Date, Start Time, Venue

  • Asia Cup 2023 | Match 5
  • India vs Nepal | Group A
  • Date: Monday, 4 September 2023
  • Start Time: 3:00 pm Indian Time
  • Venue: Pallekele Stadium in Sri Lanka

Pallekele Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka, will host the match, which has a capacity of 35,000. The match starts at 3:00 pm IST.

Team News and Probable XI

Here is the team news for India and Nepal for today’s match.

India Team News and Probable XI

Jasprit Bumrah returned to India for personal reasons. The pacer will return before the next phase of the tournament.

KL Rahul is unavailable for at least another game. We may not see any change in the top order, with Shubman Gill starting with Rohit Sharma. Mohammad Shami will replace Jasprit Bumrah. Ishan Kishan is fit and ready to continue.

Probable India XI

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.

Nepal Team News and Probable XI

For Nepal, Bhim Sharki could come in to strengthen the batting.

Probable Nepal XI

Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Rohit Paudel (c), Aarif Sheikh, Sompal Kami, Gulsan Jha, Dipendra Singh Airee, Kushal Malla, Sandeep Lamichhane, Karan Chhetri, Lalit Rajbanshi.

Head-to-head in ODI

This will be the first meeting between India and Nepal in international cricket across formats.

Key Stats

  • Virat Kohli has a total of 34 runs from four innings at Pallekele with a best of 23
  • Ravindra Jadeja has gone wicketless in 10 of the 22 ODI innings he’s bowled in since the 2019 World Cup

How to Watch India vs Nepal Asia Cup Match?

Today’s India vs Nepal match will be available live on Star Sports in India, with live streaming on the Disney+ Hotstar app for free.

Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament in different countries.

Location  TV and Live Stream 
India Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports 
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd
UK and Ireland TNT Sports, Discovery+
USA Willow TV
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


Watch India vs Nepal Live Stream for Free Online

You can easily watch the Asia Cup 2023 match between India and Nepal live stream for free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

Just download the app from your app store and enjoy every ball life for free in India. 

However, if you are from anywhere else in the world, a VPN will help you to connect to an Indian server, and let you watch the live stream for free.

Follow the steps below to watch the India vs. Nepal live stream for free.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to Mumbai
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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