15 months later, Pakistan and India are set to meet each other in September’s Asia Cup 2018

Can Pakistan beat India again after the historic ICC Champions Trophy win in 2017?

The schedule for the upcoming Asia Cup 2018 has been announced and Pakistan and India are going to face-off each other in Dubai.

This is the first time in 15 months the two teams will be going head to head each other after Pakistan thrashed India in ICC Champions Trophy last year to win the series.

After India’s disappointing defeat, no match or series took place between the two countries. Now the wait is finally over as the two teams are going head to head on 19th September in Dubai.


Full Asia Cup Schedule

The Asia Cup 2018 will have two stages beginning from the group stage then going into the super four stage. Here is the full schedule of fixtures.

Before the series begins, qualifier matches will be played between Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates.

The winner of these qualifiers will be the 6th team of the series.

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)


Pakistan Vs. India Rivalry stats

Pakistan and India share a very long history of arch-rivalry, especially on the grounds of cricket. Here is how the two teams have performed each other.

Overall ODI

  • Pakistan has won 73 ODI against India with 4 draws
  • India has won 52 ODI against Pakistan

ICC tournaments

  • World Cup – Pakistan 0 – India 6
  • World Twenty20 – India 4 – Pakistan 0 (1 draw)
  • Champions Trophy – India 3 – Pakistan 3

Continental tournaments

  • Asia Cup – Pakistan 6 – India 4
  • Asia Cup Twenty20 – Pakistan 0 – India 1
  • Asian Test Championship – Pakistan 1 – India 0

Championship titles

  • World Cup – Pakistan 1 – India 2
  • World Twenty20 – Pakistan 1 – India 1
  • Champions Trophy – Pakistan 1 – India 2
  • Asia Cup ODI – Pakistan 2- India 5
  • Asia Cup Twenty20 – Pakistan 0 – India 1
  • Asian Test Championship – Pakistan 1 – India 0

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