Pre-Asia Cup 2018 training camp under way in Lahore

Pakistani cricketers take part in a practise session. File Photo: AFP

The pre-Asia Cup 2018 training camp began in Lahore on Monday.

Eighteen players are taking part in the training camp which is being held from September 3 to September 10 at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.

The cricketers underwent batting, bowling and fielding exercises under the supervision of the coaches. The squad will be announced at a later date.

The multi-nation Asia Cup will begin from September 15 in the United Arab Emirates.

Pakistan has been placed in Group A alongside a qualifying team and arch rivals India.

Pakistan will kick off its campaign against the qualifying side on September 16. They will play against India on September 19. Both matches will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

The top two teams in the group will advance to the Super 4 stage.

Pakistan first made its Asia Cup debut in 1984 and went on to win the tournament in 2000 and 2012. The side enjoys a win percentage of 60.46.