India will lock horns against arch-rivals Pakistan in the third match of the Super Fours. The previous meeting between these two sides in the league stage ended up in no result due to rain. India scored 266 runs in the first innings and rained played a spoilsport and no further play was possible. There is rain forecast for this match but both the teams will be keen to
When: 10 September, 3:00 PM IST
Where: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports
The surface here usually helps the spinners a lot and will be tough for batting. But with consistent rains in the last week it will be interesting to see how the pitch plays out. Both teams will prefer chasing considering the weather forecast which shows plenty of showers could interupt the game.
Babar Azam Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Runs vs India||Batting Average|
|106||5370||17, 151, 60, 53, 0, 1||1303 runs in 20 matches.||59.5|
Shaheen Afridi Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||BBM||Bowling Average|
|42||83||1/42, 4/35, 2/27, 2/31, 2/58, 2/9||6/35||23.4|
Virat Kohli Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||Runs vs Pakistan|
|275||12898||54, 31, 4, 36, 11||57.32||536|
Jasprit Bumrah Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Wickets vs Pakistan||Bowling Average|
|73||121||2/49, 6/19, 2/52, 1/37, 2/48||4 wickets in 5 matches||17.25|
Wicket-keepers: Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen: Babar Azam, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Imam ul Haq
All-rounder: Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers: Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Jasprit Bumrah
Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Babar Azam, Virat Kohli
Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Shaheen Afridi, Jasprit Bumrah
India are expected to win this match
Australia are currently the Number 1 ranked ODI team in the world but if Pakistan win this match they will once again claim the top rank.
India have won 7 games out of 13 matches matches between these two sides in Asia Cup (50 over format)
Pakistan has won Asia Cup twice while India have won it 7 times.
India and Pakistan have faced each other in 133 matches in ODI. Out of these 132 games , India have won 55 whereas Pakistan have come out victorious on 73 occasions . 5 matches ended without a result.
The last time these two sides met in league stage the match ended in a no result.