Pakistan were drawn to play hosts Bangladesh in the opening match of next year's Asia Cup tournament, organisers said on Monday.
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will play in the March 12-22 tournament in Dhaka. The top two teams from the round-robin phase qualify for the final.
India have won the tournament five times while Sri Lanka were crowned four times.
Pakistan won it only once, when Bangladesh last hosted it in May 2000.
March 12: Bangladesh v Pakistan
March 13: India v Sri Lanka
March 14: Reserve Day
March 15: Pakistan v Sri Lanka
March 16: India v Bangladesh
March 17: Reserve Day
Match 18: India v Pakistan
March 19: Reserve Day
March 20: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh
March 21: Reserve Day
March 22: Final
March 23: Reserve Day