The arch-rivals India and Pakistan will face off against each other in the Asia Cup 2018 on September 19 (Wednesday), at the Abu Dhabi Stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). So, here we are with the details of the match date, time, live scores, live streaming, when and where to watch the marquee clash.
Meanwhile, this is a six-team tournament with five Test-playing nations from the continent along with the qualifying team Hong Kong (which was crashed out after a loss against India.
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh along with Afghanistan are in Group B. Meanwhile India, Pakistan, and Hong Kong will be there in Group A.
However, Sarfraz Ahmed will lead Pakistan for the Asia Cup 2018. Pakistan has won the Asia Cup twice; the first time was in 2000.
They beat Sri Lanka in the final in Dhaka. The second time they won in 2012 beating the home side Bangladesh in Dhaka in the grand finale.
Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian side for the Asia Cup 2018. India has won the Asia Cup title for five times. They won the final match in 2016 by beating Bangladesh by eight wickets in the final held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium situated in Mirpur locality, Dhaka.
India won all of its matches played in Asia Cup 2016 beating Bangladesh two times, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UAE.
Virat Kohli showed his maturity in the game against Pakistan, but this time he is not playing. Kohli is rested as he played on the regular basis for India.
The fans will keep an eye on the big screen to cheer their favourite team, and each of the players will try to put their best to win the match.
Here is the vital information regarding when & where to watch, live score, coverage, live streaming of the opening match between India and Pakistan in Dubai:
India And Pakistan will be playing the Asia Cup 2018 on September 19, 2018.
India and Pakistan will be playing the Asia Cup 2018 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
India and Pakistan match will start at 17:00 hrs (5:00 PM) IST.
Asia Cup 2018 will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network.
In addition, the live streaming will be available on Hotstar for the 14th edition of the Asia Cup 2018.
Also, the live scorecard of the much awaited-event will be accessed here.