DUBAI :- Pakistan will play their first match against Hong Kong in the Asia Cup Tournament in Dubai on Sunday.
The match will start at 4pm at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Pakistan’s 16-member squad is currently in Dubai for the 2018-edition of the tournament that commenced on September 15. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday said the team will try its best to perform well in Asia Cup that will take place in Dubai and Abu Dhabi till September 28.
“If you talk about Asia Cup then it is an event in which 6 top Asian teams will participate, so obviously we will try that the team performs well there,” Sarfraz said, in a short video shared on Pakistan Cricket Board’s official Twitter handle.
Commenting on Pakistan’s highly anticipated tie with India on September 19, he said the matches between the two neighbours have always been very exciting. “I have not seen the atmosphere of a Pakistan-India match in any other cricket match,” the skipper said.
On Saturday, Bengal Tigers had defeated Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the tournament’s opening match.
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Imam ul Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Afridi