The 12th edition of the awaiting tournament for cricket lovers, the Asia Cup, has started. Moreover, Asian countries like Pakistan and Sri Lanka are also hosting matches this season. But cricket fans across the world are waiting for the most thrilling clash of the season: India vs Pakistan. India and Pakistan are going to face off in the third match of the season at Pallekele International Stadium, Sri Lanka. However, this match is going to be nail-biting because both teams faced each other in the ODI in 2019. Moreover, India is a seven-time winner of the Asia Cup, and Pakistan only two times. Furthermore, all the preparations have been made for the match, but due to weather conditions, it is uncertain whether teams will play or not. Also, because of the rain, India was unable to do its training session.
Live Streaming Details of India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2023
As all the cricket fans are eager to watch this thrilling India vs Pakistan match, they can watch this match on the Disney+ Hotstar mobile app and website for free. But the free service is available only on mobile devices. If you have to watch the match on a larger screen, then you need a subscription. Moreover, you can also watch the match on television with Star Sports and the HD Star Sports network. The match will start at 3:00 PM (IST).
Schedule of the Asia Cup 2023
- 30 August: Pakistan vs. Nepal
- 31 August: Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka
- 2 September: India vs. Pakistan
- 3 September: Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan
- 4 September: India vs. Nepal
- 5 September: Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka
- 6 September: A1 vs. B2
- 9 September: B1 vs. B2
- 10 September: A1 vs. A2
- 12 September: A2 vs. B1
- 14 September: A1 vs. B1
- 15 September: A2 vs. B2
- 17 September: Final
Asia Cup 2023 Tournament Format
The Asia Cup 2023 tournament started on August 30. Moreover, six teams across the continent will participate in the tournament to play 50-over ODI matches. Furthermore, there will be two groups of three teams playing against each other. The top two teams in both groups will play the six Super Four matches. The tournament comprises a total of 13 matches.
However, Group A consists of India, Pakistan, and Nepal. These teams are champions in the qualifier event for the 2023 ACC Men’s Premier Cup. Moreover, the teams in the group are defending champions. In the league stage, each team has to play against each other.
India vs. Pakistan: Asia Cup 2023
In the Asia Cup, India is dominant against Pakistan. However, both teams faced each other 13 times in the tournament. Out of 13 matches, India won 7 games, Pakistan won 5 games, and one game ended without a result. Moreover, the last 5 matches are nightmares for Pakistan because India won 4 out of 5. Also, Virat Kohli’s 183-run inning against Pakistan is still the highest individual score by any batsman in the Asia Cup. Moreover, if weather conditions favor this match, it can also be thrilling.
Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumraj, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Sanju Samson
Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Tayyab Tahir