In a unique scenario, Arch rivals Pakistan and India may face each other thrice in Asia Cup 2018

In a unique scenario, Arch rivals Pakistan and India may face each other thrice in Asia Cup 2018
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ISLAMABAD - In a unique scenario for the Asia Cup 2018 Pakistan, arch-rivals Pakistan and India can possibly face each other for three times.

The first encounter of the tournament between India-Pakistan is all set to commence on 19th September.

The 14th edition of the tournament will kick-off from 15th September, which will be played in its old form owing to the 50-over format.

Both India and Pakistan are placed in the same group along with the yet to be decided qualifier. However, after the first face-off on September 19 in group A fixture, if India and Pakistan qualify for the Super Four round, then according to their group standings both teams will clash for the second time.

As per ICC release, Group A winner will clash against Group A runner-up in the third match of super Four round on Sunday, September 23.

The possible scenarios of the third face-off between India and Pakistan, if both the teams will manage to make it to top two teams, they would fight for the title on 28th September.

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