Sri Lanka can be squaring off in opposition to Pakistan on Thursday at R. Premadasa Stadium in the in shape of the continuing Asia cup 2023. both teams may be eying the berth inside the very last of the event wherein India are already sitting. The winner of this suit can be within the very last and play towards India for the prestigious name. each groups are coming off their defeats in their final fits as they both lost their closing matches in opposition to same opponent. Pakistan misplaced their remaining suit towards India by using (228) runs which become a huge defeat for them and a big reminder beforehand of the ODI international Cup. Sri Lanka, alternatively, had given a difficult fight to India however India had the higher hand with 41-run victory.
talking approximately the performance, Sri Lanka would wish for his or her pinnacle batters to make their effect after having did not deliver within the last suit towards India. however, their bowling looks to be in desirable rhythm with spinners and pacers bowling in tandem. For Pakistan, they too might look to rectify their ordinary performance as they failed in all departments inside the match towards India. Their bowling, batting and fielding appeared out of touch.
Sri Lanka in all likelihood XI: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshan
Pakistan XI: Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Zaman Khan