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Pakistan vs India, one of the most heated rivalries in the history of all sports, is upon us. The two giants of world cricket will go head-to-head inside the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, 28 August 2022, to play their opening match in the Asia Cup 2022.

  • Competition: Asia Cup 2022 (T20)
  • Fixture: Pakistan vs India
  • Group: B
  • Date: Sunday, 28 August 2022
  • Time: 2:00 pm GMT, 7:30 pm IST
  • Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Pakistan vs India Start Time, Venue

Pakistan and India will entertain the world in their opening match of the Asia Cup 2022, starting on Sunday, 28 August 2022, at 2:00 pm GMT sharp.

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The most-anticipated rivalry will take center stage inside the 25,000-seater Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Preview, Stats, Head-to-Head

The Asia Cup T20 tournament has already brought excitement to the cricket world and the India-Pakistan rivalry adds an extra dimension to it. Pakistan vs India will be the opening match for both sides in the tournament. Moreover, the two teams could meet as many as three times in this competition.

It will be the first time Pakistan will take on India since the ICC T20 World Cup last year. In that match, Pakistan thrashed India with a 10-wicket win with 13 balls remaining.

However, India is 2-1 up against Pakistan in their previous three T20 matches, dating back to 2016. In the Asia Cup, both formats put together, India leads Pakistan by 8-5 wins. India won Asia Cup for the highest 7 times, while Pakistan 2.

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India is coming off a 4-1 T20 series win against West Indies last July-August. Pakistan lost their last T20 game against Australia by 3 wickets in April.

India Form Guide in T20

  • August 2022: India vs West Indies (India won by 88 runs)
  • August 2022: India vs West Indies (India won by 59 runs)
  • August 2022: India vs West Indies (India won by 7 wickets)

Pakistan Form Guide in T20

  • April 2022: Pakistan vs Australia (Australia won by 3 wickets)
  • December 2021: Pakistan vs West Indies (Pakistan won by 7 wickets)
  • December 2021: Pakistan vs West Indies (Pakistan won by 9 runs)

Team News and Playing 11

Pakistan’s big miss is Shaheen Afridi. The left-arm pace bowler will miss the tournament due to injury. It could be a huge setback for them tonight. Imad Wasim is also unavailable due to injury.

On the other hand, the absence of Jasprit Bumrah is a huge miss for India.

Pakistan Probable Lineup

1 Babar Azam (capt), 2 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 3 Fakhar Zaman, 4 Asif Ali, 5 Iftikhar Ahmed, 6 Khushdil Shah, 7 Shadab Khan, 8 Mohammad Nawaz/Usman Qadir, 9 Shahnawaz Dahani/Mohammad Hasnain, 10 Haris Rauf, 11 Naseem Shah

India Probable Lineup

1 KL Rahul, 2 Rohit Sharma (capt), 3 Virat Kohli, 4 Suryakumar Yadav, 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Kartik, 7 Jadeja, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Ashwin/Avesh Khan, 10 Yuzvendra Chahal, 11 Arshdeep Singh

How to Watch Pakistan vs India Asia Cup Match

The Asia Cup T20 match between Pakistan and India will be available live on Star Sports Network in India. Fans in India can watch the live stream via Disney+ Hotstar.

PTV and Ten Sports are the options to watch the match from Pakistan.

Fans in Bangladesh can enjoy the match live via Gazi TV on TV. Moreover, the live streaming will be available on where the monthly pass costs BDT 99, and Daily Pass is BDT 20.

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Here’s how to watch Pakistan vs India from anywhere

  • India: Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
  • Pakistan: PTV, Ten Sports
  • Bangladesh: Gazi TV
  • Afghanistan: Ariana TV
  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • New Zealand: Sky Sports
  • UK: Sky Sports
  • USA: Willow TV
  • South Africa: SuperSport
  • Middle East: OSN Sports Cricket

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