COLOMBO: Pakistan Under-19 cricket team has reached Sri Lanka to take part in the Asian Cup which will be played there between September 5 to 14.
Pakistan will begin their U19 Asia Cup campaign against Afghanistan on Thursday as the eight-team tournament begins in Sri Lanka before taking on arch-rivals India on Saturday.
Sri Lanka will host the tournament from September 5 to September 14 as Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Nepal, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bangladesh are the other participants.
The eight sides have been divided into two groups. Group A comprises of Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Kuwait while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates make up Group B.
The vital match between arch-rivals- Pakistan and Indian- will be played on Saturday.
Pakistan and India shared the trophy of the Asia Cup U-19’s third edition in 2012.