LAHORE - The Champions Trophy cricket tournament will kick-off with hosts Pakistan facing West Indies on September 12 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. India will take on defending champions Australia at Karachi on September 13 in their first match under revised fixture for Champions Trophy tournament. India and Pakistan will meet only in their last group match on September 20. The new schedule was Tuesday sent to all participating nations after Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council agreed to drop Rawalpindi as one of three venues for the eight-nation tournament. Lahore and Karachi will host semi-finals while the final will be staged in Lahore on September 28 with reserve day on 29th, as per changed schedule. However, schedule for warm-up matches was yet to be confirmed. India are placed in Group A alongside defending champions Australia, Pakistan and West Indies while Group B comprises South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka & England. League Matches: Sept 10: ICC Awards ceremony, Lahore Sept 12: Pakistan v West Indies, Lahore Sept 13: Australia v India, Karachi Sept 14: Sri Lanka v England, Lahore South Africa v New Zealand, Karachi Sept 15: Pakistan v Australia, Karachi Sept 16: South Africa v Sri Lanka, Lahore Sept 17: England v New Zealand, Lahore Sept 18: West Indies v India, Karachi Sept 19: New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Lahore Sept 20: India v Pakistan, Karachi Semi-Finals: Sept 24: Semifinal 1: A2 vs B1, Karachi Sept 25: Reserve Day Sept 26: Semifinal 2: A1 vs B2, Lahore Sept 27: Reserve Day Final: Sept 28: Final, Lahore Sept 29: Reserve Day.