Shoaib Malik Shares A Friendly Moment With MS Dhoni During Practice Session Ahead Of Their Asia Cup Clash on September 19: Watch Video
Screenshot from video showing Pakistani cricketer greeting MS Dhoni ahead of Asia Cup 2018 | (Photo Credits: ANI)

India has been practising hard ahead of the Asia Cup 2018, beginning from September 15. Cricket fans are  eagerly awaiting the India vs Pakistan match, scheduled to be played on 19 September in Dubai, UAE. Asia Cup 2018 Schedule in PDF of India Matches: List of Matches with Dates When Indian Will Take on the Opponents Including Pakistan.

A video shared by news agency ANI, shows Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik meeting and chatting with former Indian captain and senior player Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Asia Cup 2018: Can India revenge 2017 Champions Trophy Defeat Against Pakistan?

Watch the video of Shoaib Malik meeting MS Dhoni for a quick chat during the practice session:

It can be seen in the video that India's stand-in captain for Asia Cup 2018, Rohit Sharma, greets Shoaib Malik as he comes to meet Dhoni in the Indian camp. They chat for some time and Dhoni characteristically smiles as he talks to the senior Pakistani player. Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma & Team Sweat It Out in the Nets Ahead of Their First Match Against Hong Kong.

Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik had said earlier said that India and Pakistan should play more matches as it would help in improving the ties between the two nations. CSK Match Ticket-Inspired Wedding Invitation Card by a MS Dhoni's Fan Will Leave You Awestruck: View Pics.

The 36-year-old further stated that players from both the countries share cordial relations with each other and are very professional on the field. Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma With Ritika, MS Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav & Others Reach Dubai (See Pictures & Video).

"It is in the benefit of all if both India and Pakistan play a maximum number of matches against each other as it brings entertainment not only for the people of the two countries but also for the rest of the world. It also brings the people of India and Pakistan closer to each other," Dawn.com quoted Malik, as saying.

"The cricketers of India and Pakistan are professionals and they want to give their best on the field against each other. And off the field, they like to behave like friends and we take meals together," he added.