The Asia Cup 2023 matches between India and Pakistan can be played on 2 and 10 September. However, the official schedule for Asia Cup 2023 is yet to be announced.
Ind vs Pak: The Asia Cup 2023 will be organized from August 31 to September 17 under the hybrid model. This time the Asia Cup will be organized both in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in which 4 matches will be played in Pakistan while 9 matches will be played in Sri Lanka. In this tournament, the match between India and Pakistan will be organized in Sri Lanka. The first group match between the two teams is likely to be played on 2 September, while in the next round the second match between the two teams can be played on 10 September.
India-Pakistan match can be held in Colombo or Kandy
According to cricketpakistan.com, both the matches between India and Pakistan are likely to be held in either Colombo or Kandy. The Pakistan team is expected to play its first group match against Nepal in Multan on August 31 and the opening ceremony of the tournament will also be held in Multan on the same day. Asia Cup matches in Pakistan can also be organized in Lahore. If the proposed schedule is approved, the Pakistan team will leave for Sri Lanka immediately after their first match against Nepal. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will play their group matches in Pakistan before going to Sri Lanka.
Let us tell you that India had refused to go to Pakistan for Asia Cup 2023 and after that it was proposed by PCB to play it in hybrid model. After many hiccups, it was finally approved by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to play in the hybrid model. Although earlier PCB Management Committee Chairman Zaka Ashraf had expressed opposition to the Asia Cup being held in the hybrid model, but later he approved it. Although 9 matches of Asia Cup 2023 will be organized in Sri Lanka, but its hosting will remain completely in the hands of Pakistan. This time the Asia Cup will be organized in ODI format in view of the ODI World Cup this year.