Rohit will lead India in the 2023 Asia Cup India will play Pakistan on September 2 in Kandy Indian captain Rohit Sharma gave an epic reply to a reporter asking him if he was waiting for the team to bring home the 2023 Asia Cup trophy. The continental showpiece event is the next assignment at hand for the national team and begins a hectic season that sees two major events in the 50-over format, with the 2023 World Cup on the horizon. The incident happened at the Mumbai airport, where Rohit was seemingly getting ready to take a flight. 'Asia Cup ka wait rahega,' a reporter is seen telling the Indian captain. 'Jeetege,' replied Rohit in his typical witty fashion, as his reply won the hearts of fans desperate to see India lift silverware. Watch video The Indian team is set to hold a week-long camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru before flying to Sri Lanka. While there was no confirmation of the same, Rohit must be flying there, as the team is expected to assemble there over the next couple of days. India announce Asia Cup squad Earlier this week, India announced their squad for the 2023 Asia Cup after a long wait. There was good news as both Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul were declared fit to be selected, ending an anxious wait for the team management struggling to fill their void in the middle order. There was also a return to the ODI set-up for star pacer Jasprit Bumrah and emerging talent Prasidh Krishna after more than a year following their lengthy injury breaks.The biggest surprise came in the form of Tilak Varma's selection, despite him being uncapped in the 50-over format, while Yuzvnendra Chahal was completely left out of the side.India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on September 2 at Pallekele International Stadium in Kandy. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are co-hosting the tournament, but India will play all its games in Sri Lanka.