How to Watch Asia Cup in the South Africa

SuperSport has the Asia Cup 2023 broadcasting rights in South Africa. This year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament is going to take place from 30 August to 17 September, co-hosted by Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

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The Asia Cup 2023 will be played out in a 50-over format, serving as a fine-tuning opportunity for the Asian teams before the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup later this year.

Here we prepare a detailed guide about how to watch the Asia Cup in South Africa, on both TV and live stream online.

Asia Cup 2023 Schedule

All times in South Africa Time (GMT+2)

Group Stage 

Wed, Aug 30

  • Pakistan vs. Nepal
  • 1st Match, Group A at Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan
  • Starts at 12:00 pm

Thu, Aug 31

  • Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka
  • 2nd Match, Group B at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Starts at 9:30 am

Sat, Sep 02

  • Pakistan vs. India
  • 3rd Match, Group A at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Starts at 09:30 am

Sun, Sep 03

  • Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan
  • 4th Match, Group B at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Starts at 10:00 am

Mon, Sep 04

  • India vs. Nepal
  • 5th Match, Group A at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Starts at 09:30 am

Tue, Sep 05

  • Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka
  • 6th Match, Group B at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Starts at 12:00 pm

Super Four

Wed, Sep 06

  • A1 vs. B2
  • Super Fours, 1st Match at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Starts at 12:00 pm

Sat, Sep 09

  • B1 vs. B2
  • Super Fours, 2nd Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Sun, Sep 10

  • A1 vs. A2
  • Super Fours, 3rd Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Tue, Sep 12

  • A2 vs. B1
  • Super Fours, 4th Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Thu, Sep 14

  • A1 vs. B1
  • Super Fours, 5th Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Fri, Sep 15

  • A2 vs. B2
  • Super Fours, 6th Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Final

Sun, Sep 17

  • TBC vs. TBC
  • Final at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Starts at 10:30 am

Official Broadcasters

Here are the official broadcasters of the Asia Cup 2023 in South Africa.

TV SuperSport 
Live Stream  DStv App

Watch Asia Cup 2023 on TV in South Africa

SuperSport holds the Asia Cup broadcasting rights in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. SuperSport Cricket will provide live coverage of all 13 matches.

SuperSport is available on most cable or satellite TV packages for a simple subscription fee or as a part of Sports Packages.

SuperSport Cricket

In South Africa, SuperSport Cricket is available on the DStv Premium package which costs R879. You can find the channel on DStv Channel 212.

Follow these easy steps below to watch the Asia Cup 2023 live on SuperSport in South Africa.

  1. Step 1: Make sure your cable or satellite TV package has SuperSport Cricket. It is available on the DStv Premium package channel no. 212. If you don’t have the channel, proceed to the next step.
  2. Step 2: Head over to the DStv website. Purchase the premium package.
  3. Step 3: Check out the Asia Cup coverage schedule.
  4. Step 4: Tune SuperSport Cricket on your TV and enjoy!

How to Live Stream Asia Cup in South Africa

Though SuperSport has broadcasting rights in South Africa, only the DStv App will provide the live stream of this year’s Asia Cup.

DStv App

Here is a step-by-step guide to live streaming Asia Cup 2023 in South Africa, through the DStv app.

  1. Step 1: Download and Install the DStv app from your app store.
  2. Step 2: If you already have a DStv package, log in with your credentials.
  3. Step 3: Three you go. Now check out the Asia Cup coverage schedule.
  4. Step 4: Star streaming and enjoy.

Can I Watch Asia Cup Live Online for Free in South Africa?

Certainly. Though Asia Cup 2023 will be on SuperSport in South Africa, which is a paid service, there is a catch.

Disney+ Hotstar will live stream Asia Cup 2023 for free in India. You can easily watch the  Disney+ Hotstar app for free in South Africa, just by using a VPN.

Follow these easy steps below to watch Asia Cup 2023 live for free in South Africa

  1. Download and Install a reliable and free VPN
  2. Open your VPN 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 app and start streaming the matches 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.