PTV Sports Live – India and Pakistan, the arch-rivals are set to face off in the ongoing Asia Cup Super-4 fixture at the iconic R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, promising a cricketing spectacle on Sunday. Pakistan won the toss and chose to field first.
Pakistan vs India Match Preview, Live Streaming, ODI Squad
Pakistan’s journey in the Asia Cup has been nothing short of remarkable. Topping the Group A table, they embarked on the Super 4 stage with an emphatic victory against Bangladesh. However, facing India presents a unique challenge, demanding their absolute best.
In the previous match, Imam Ul-Haq and Mohammad Rizwan showcased their batting prowess with individual half-centuries. This performance alleviates some of the run-scoring burden on Babar Azam, who remains in splendid form. However, concerns linger over the consistency of Agha Salman and Fakhar Zaman.
Pakistan’s decision to field Faheem Ashraf instead of Mohammad Nawaz in the previous encounter proved strategic. Ashraf, batting at the eighth position, bolsters the team’s batting depth significantly. This tactical move allows Pakistan to adopt an aggressive approach and recover from early setbacks.
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India, on the other hand, is in pursuit of redemption as they confront their rivals in a crucial stage of preparation for the upcoming ODI World Cup.
India’s performance on this tour has been a mixed bag. In the initial match, a top-order batting collapse exposed vulnerabilities. Thanks to a gritty partnership between Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya, the team narrowly avoided a sub-par score.
India’s top order displayed tentativeness in the previous encounter, failing to take the game to the Pakistani pacers. Expectations are high for a more proactive approach in this crucial match.
In the second match, India’s bowling efforts against Nepal were lackluster, allowing the opposition to amass more runs than skipper Rohit Sharma would have preferred. Fielding lapses compounded their struggles, highlighting the need for improvement in multiple facets.
As the cricketing world watches with bated breath, India and Pakistan’s Super 4 clash promises to be a gripping battle of skill, strategy, and rivalry. The stakes are higher than ever as both teams aim for supremacy in the Asia Cup, setting the stage for a memorable showdown in Colombo.
PTV Sports Live PAK vs IND 2023:
Pakistan and India to lock horns in the Asia Cup 2023 Super4 Match at R. Premadasa Stadium at 2:30 PM. The match will be live-streamed on the Tamasha App and Tapmad TV for free.
Match Update: Pakistan to bowl first after winning the toss. The game now depends on the Pakistan pace factory and how low they restrict the Indians to claim the victory.
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Tournament: Asia Cup
Format: Super4 (ODI)
Date: September 10, 2023
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium
Time: 2:30 PM PST, 2:00 PM IST, 9:30 GMT
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IND vs PAK ODI Squad
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi
India Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (VC), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna.