Team India will face arch-rivals Pakistan in a mouthwatering Super 4 clash of Asia Cup 2023 to be played at Colombo on 10th September 2023. It promises to be an exciting encounter as this will be their second match during this tournament.
When these two teams met in the Group Stage, the match was washed out due to rain. India looked in deep trouble at 66 for 4 before Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan stitched a 138-run partnership for the 5th wicket that led India to post 266 in 48.5 overs before heavy rains gave one point each to India and Pakistan.
Pakistan has retained the same playing XI that they fielded in the match against Pakistan. Babar Azam and Co will look to win this encounter to inch closer to the final spot.
Details– Asia Cup 2023, Super 4, India vs Pakistan
Venue– R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Date and Time– 10th September, 3.00 PM IST
The pitch used for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka had something for everything. Sadeera Samawickrama finished as the top scorer with 93 while Kusal Mendis scored 50 while Nissanka scored valuable runs to help Sri Lanka post 257 for 9 in 50 overs.
In reply, Bangladesh batters struggled against disciplined bowling by Sri Lanka. Bangladesh batters got starts but enable to convert into big scores. Hridoy was the top scorer for Bangladesh but Shanaka, and Theekshana took 3 wickets each as Sri Lanka won the match by 21 runs.
It promises to be better batting conditions for the high voltage clash between India and Pakistan to be played at Colombo today. The captain that wins the toss would likely bat first before putting pressure on the team to bat second with disciplined bowling.
Team India are all set to play against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the Super 4 match of the Asia Cup 2023. However, their last match was washed out and both teams will try to win this match as well. Meanwhile, Betway has placed its odds in favour of Pakistan (2.20) instead of India (1.57). Seeing this, an exciting game is expected to take place.
India (IND) vs Pakistan (PAK) – Predicted Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan/KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav
Imam UL Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (C), Mohammed Rizwan, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Shahbad Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf
Fantasy Team Selection – IND vs PAK
Team 1– Rohit Sharma (C), Fakhar Zaman, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam (VC), Hardik Pandya, Salman Ali Agha, Ravindra Jadeja, Shahbad Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammed Siraj
Team 2– Shubman Gill, Imam UL Haq, Mohammed Rizwan (VC), Shreyas Iyer (C), Iftikhar Ahmed, Ishan Kishan, Faheem Ashraf, Shardul Thakur, Naseem Shah, Kuldeep Yadav, Haris Rauf