Asian Games 2023: Cheer For India. Send your wishes to Indian players. India will be aiming to scale new heights at the Asian Games after registering their best-ever medal count during the 2018 edition of the event. The latest edition of the Asian Games will start on September 23 in China's Hangzhou and will go on till October 8. The 19th edition of the Asian Games will witness a 655-member strong Indian team in action in 41 disciplines out of 61. The games will be played across 56 venues, with 481 gold medals on offer. Though the games will officially start on September 23, sports like cricket, football, volleyball and beach volleyball will kickstart from September 19 onwards. The men's and women's cricket teams, led by Ruturaj Gaikwad and Harmanpreet Kaur will be making their debut at the continental level event. The women's team will start its campaign on September 21 and the final will be on September 25. After this, the men's cricket teams will kickstart their campaigns from September 27 and the title clash will take place on October 7. Indian men's team will play its first match on October 3. India will field a contingent of 68 players in track and field events, this will be India's largest representation in the sport. Olympic and World Champion Neeraj Chopra will be India's biggest face at the event, aiming to replicate his gold-winning heroics in Jakarta in 2018. The games were originally slated for 2022 but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in China last year. India had registered 70 medals in 2018 at Jakarta, their best tally to date.