In a high-stakes clash at the Asia Cup 2023, Pakistan and India meet in a historic rivalry. With rain looming, India’s strong batting lineup makes them the favored team.
Colombo, September 9, 2023 – The Super Four stage of the Asia Cup 2023 has reached a fever pitch as arch-rivals Pakistan and India prepare for an epic clash on Sunday, September 10, at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. This showdown is about more than just a win; it’s about pride and securing a spot in the final.
PAK vs IND: Match Details
- Match: Pakistan (PAK) vs India (IND), Super Four Match 3 of Asia Cup 2023
- Match Date: September 10, 2023
- Time: 3:00 PM IST
- Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
This match marks the 134th meeting between these cricket giants, with Pakistan holding a commanding lead with 73 victories, while India has 55 wins to their name. Five encounters between them have ended without a result, adding to the intensity of this rivalry.
Colombo’s weather forecast brings disappointment as rain is predicted during the match, with potential consistent rain breaks. However, there’s a reserve day in place. The temperature is expected to be around 17 degrees Celsius with a gentle wind speed of 3 km/h.
The pitch at R. Premadasa Stadium is expected to favor bowlers. Pacers can exploit swing and bounce, while spinners will come into play as the match progresses. It’s a low-scoring ground, so the team winning the toss is likely to opt for bowling first.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
Dream11 Fantasy Teams
Here are two suggested Dream11 Fantasy teams for the match:
- Team 1: Mohammad Rizwan, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Jasprit Bumrah
- Team 2: Mohammad Rizwan, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Khan, Hardik Pandya, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi
Considering the weather conditions and the possibility of a shortened game, India’s strong batting lineup gives them an advantage. Our prediction leans towards India to secure a win in this high-stakes encounter. However, the DLS method could come into play, adding an element of unpredictability to the match. Cricket fans are in for a thrilling contest between these cricketing giants.