Shoaib Malik played a superb 51-run knock off 43 balls against Afghanistan steering Pakistan to a three wicket win in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Both Bangladesh and Afghanistan will play their second match in the Super Four after registering a loss in their previous match.
During the much-awaited Asia Cup 2018 encounter between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, a Pakistani fan, donning his country's flag, was seen singing the Indian national anthem.
Even without their regular captain Virat Kohli, the Indian batting looked formidable and lived up to the billing.
Afghanistan spin duo of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rehman shared five wickets between them against Pakistan.
Rashid Khan, Asghar Afghan, Hasan Ali were fined 15 per cent of their match fees after being found guilty in separate cases.
Three days after facing each other, India and Pakistan will once again clash, this time, in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Ravindra Jadeja claimed four wickets in the Super Four match against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup 2018.
Shoaib Malik remained unbeaten on 51 as Pakistan registered a last-over win over Afghanistan.
India are playing in the Emirates for the first time since 2006, sparking huge interest among the country's large number of Indian expats.
Rashid Khan took three wickets in his 10 overs, giving away 46 runs but Pakistan fans were not too pleased by some of the celebrations on display.
After struggling in England, Shikhar Dhawan has been brilliant for India in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018.
Experienced Shoaib Malik conjured up a crucial unbeaten 51 under pressure as Pakistan survived a scare from Afghanistan, winning their Super Four match of the Asia Cup by three wickets, on Friday.
India produced an all-round show with bat and ball to beat Bangladesh in their Super Four clash of the Asia Cup.
The inclusion of Soumya and Kayes came after Bangladesh were bowled out for a meagre 173 runs in their first Super Four game against India.
Highlights, Asia Cup 2018, Pakistan vs Afghanistan ODI Match: Shoaib Malik's unbeaten 51-run knock under pressure helped Pakistan beat Afghanistan by three wickets in the Super Four thriller.
Highlights, Asia Cup 2018, India vs Bangladesh Super Four Match: Rohit Sharma notched up a brilliant half-century against Bangladesh