Pakistan vs India Asia Cup

Pakistan and India will lock horns today in the 3rd match of the Asia Cup 2023 Super Fours at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Rain spoiled the first meeting between the arch-rivals earlier in the tournament. Worryingly, the forecast says there will be thunderstorms through the whole day today but there is a reserve day tomorrow for this match.

Earlier in the tournament against Pakistan, India’s top-order collapsed as India lost 4 wickets for 66 runs. Ishan Kishan (82 runs) and Hardik Pandya (87 runs) displayed magnificent performances in the middle overs, to get a total of 266-10. Shaheen Afridi took 4 wickets, and Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf got three each. The rain spoiled the second inning of the game.

Here you can follow the Pakistan vs India Asia Cup live stream, date, start time, team news, playing XI, key stats, and how to watch on TV.

Date, Start Time, Venue

  • Asia Cup 2023 | Super Fours
  • Pakistan vs. India
  • Date: Sunday, 10 September 2023
  • Start Time: 9:30 am GMT
  • Venue: R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka 

The match starts on Sunday, 10 September, at 2:30 pm PST, which is 3:00 pm IST.

Pakistan vs India: Team News and Playing XI

Here is the team news for Pakistan and India for today’s match.

Pakistan Team News and Playing XI

Pakistan’s playing XI has already been announced. They will go with an unchanged XI that beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets in their last outing.

Fakhar Zaman will open the innings alongside Imam-ul-Haq. Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, and Faheem Ashraf are the four pacers.

Playing XI

Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf.

India Team News and Probable XI

Jasprit Bumrah has returned from his personal visit to India and is ready to start the game. KL Rahul is also available to pick, but Ishan Kishan could get the nod, who was one of the key performers for India against Pakistan earlier.

Axar Patel could come in for Shardul Thakur if the wicket looks dry.

Probable XI

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur/Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.


India and Pakistan have faced each other 133 times in ODI, with Pakistan winning 73 and India 55.

Key Stats

  • Pakistan have bowled out all three of their opponents in this Asia Cup – Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
  • Naseem Shah has never gone wicketless in his short 13-match ODI career.
  • Rohit has gone past 90 three times against Pakistan in his last six ODI innings.
  • Virat Kohli averages nearly 105 across eight matches at this stadium in Colombo.
  • Ishan Kishan has four consecutive 50-plus scores in ODIs.

How to Watch Pakistan vs India Asia Cup Super 4 Match?

Today’s Pakistan vs India match will be available live on PTV Sports in Pakistan. In India, Star Sports will broadcast the match live, with live streaming free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

In Bangladesh, fans can watch the match on T Sports and GTV, and the live stream will be available on Toffee, and Rabbithole.

Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament in different countries.

Location  TV and Live Stream 
India Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports 
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd
UK and Ireland TNT Sports, Discovery+
USA Willow TV
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


How to Watch Pakistan vs India Live Stream for Free?

You can easily watch the Asia Cup 2023 Super Fours match between India and Pakistan live stream for free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

Just download the app from your app store and enjoy every ball life for free in India. 

However, if you are from anywhere else in the world, a VPN will help you to connect to an Indian server, and let you watch the live stream for free.

Follow the steps below to watch the Pakistan vs India live stream for free.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to New Delhi
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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