A landlocked nation at the crossroads of Central Asia and South Asia, Afghanistan has a population of 40.2 million
people. Afghanistan's first appearance in the West Asia Baseball Cup was in 2010.
Bangladesh is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 165 million people. The
Bangladesh Baseball-Softball Association was formed in November 2006.
With a population of 1.4 Billion people, India is the second-most populous country and the most populous democracy in
the world. India received the Bronze Medal at the 2019 West Asia Cup.
Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia, mainly situated in the Himalayas, with a population of 30 million people.
Nepal Baseball and Softball Association (NBSA) was first formed in 2009.
Pakistan is the world's fifth-most populous country, with a population of almost 243 million people. Pakistan is
currently the highest ranked South/West Asian nation in the global WBSC rankings.
Palestine is located in Western Asia, with a population of 5 million people. The Palestinian Federation of Baseball
and Softball was established in Gaza, Palestine, by the former footballer, Mr. Mahmoud Tafesh.
An island country in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka shares a maritime border with India and Maldives, and has a
population of 22 million people. Sri Lanka is the defending West Asia Cup Champion (2019).
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