World Cup 2023
World Cup 2023

Pakistan kicked off their campaign in the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 on Friday, October 6th, facing the Netherlands at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

In this match, Pakistan got off to an impressive start, securing a comfortable victory against the Netherlands, thanks to their outstanding performance in both bowling and batting. Following their opening match losses, Sri Lanka will be eager to recover from a disappointing loss to South Africa.

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Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka teams will be preparing to thrash each other, and Pakistan will make possible efforts to maintain the happiness of its first win against the Netherlands. Whereas Sri Lanka would like to recover from the crushing defeat by a huge margin against South Africa at the Arun Jaitley Ground in Delhi.

The Sri Lankan side was badly served by the services of Wanindu Hasaranga and Mahesh Theekshana in their first match against SA and will hope they recover from their hamstring injuries in time to take on Pakistan in Hyderabad.

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Theekshana will have to keep an eye on Pakistan’s strong batting line-up, with captain Babar Azam certainly keen to atone for a rare failure to debut against the Dutch.

Saud Shakeel shone the brightest in that Netherlands encounter and the powerful left-hander is set to play a big role in Pakistan’s World Cup campaign.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match details.

World Cup 2023 Match no:8th
MatchPakistan vs Sri Lanka
Date & Time10 October 2023 IST 2:00PM
VenueRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match Pitch Reports.

Pitch Analysis – When assessing the conditions at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, it becomes evident that the pitch strongly favors batsmen. This surface offers significant assistance to the batters, allowing them to excel.

Additionally, spin bowlers can utilize the conditions to showcase their skills, albeit in support of the batsmen. Given this scenario, teams winning the toss typically opt to chase the target. However, the final decision rests with the captain after winning the toss.

World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Match Predicted Playing XI’s

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Sadira Samarawickrama, Dhananjay de Silva, Dasun Shanaka(c), Dunith Vellalaghe, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Mathisa Pathirana.

World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match Squads.

ICC WC 2023
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim.

Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Kumara, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Dushan Hemantha

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