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Long awaited India vs Pakistan clash set for Asia Cup 2018

Long awaited India vs Pakistan clash set for Asia Cup 2018

Defending Asia Cup Champion India is all set to compete with arch-rival Pakistan on September 19 in Dubai. These two teams last met on 18 June, 2017 when Pakistan beat India in 2017 champions trophy final by 180 runs and won the champion. Indian Captain Virat Kohli and Pakistani cricketer Fakhar Zaman will be the players to lookout for in ensuing Championship. Cricket fans all over the globe are excited to see this much anticipated clash.




Indian Cricket player Ravindra Jadeja also expressed his excitement through his social media handle.


The 2018 Asia is set to take place from 15 September to 28 September 2018. The opener is going to be played between Bangladesh and Sri-Lanka. The tournament which takes place every two years was won by India in 2016.

India, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan are all confirmed participants while one spot remains open for UAE, Singapore, Oman, Nepal, Malaysia or Hong Kong.

The two groups for the tournament have also been revealed.

Group A consists of India, Pakistan and the qualifying team while group B consists of Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka and Afghanistan.

Schedule for Asia Cup 2018:

Group Stage

15 September - Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Dubai)

16 September - Pakistan vs Qualifier (Dubai)

17 September - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi)

18 September - India vs Qualifier (Dubai)

19 September - India vs Pakistan (Dubai)

20 September - Bangladesh vs Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi)

Super Four

21 September - Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up (Dubai)

21 September - Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

23 September - Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up (Dubai)

23 September - Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

25 September - Group A Winner vs Group B Winner (Dubai)

26 September - Group A Runner-up vs Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)

Final

28 September - Asia Cup 2018 Final (Dubai)


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