Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 LIVE: Pakistan are batting first© X (Twitter)
PAK vs SL Live Score, Asia Cup 2023 Super 4: Matheesha Pathirana has struck again and removed Mohammad Haris for 3. Currently, Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed are standing unbeaten at the crease for four-down Pakistan. Sri Lanka bowlers are now eyeing some more wickets in order to gain an upper hand. Earlier, Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in a must-win Asia Cup Super 4 clash in Colombo. The match has been reduced to 45 overs per side after rain delayed the start of the game. (Live Scorecard)
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PAK vs SL Live: OUT
OUT!!! Matheesha Pathirana has struck again and removed Mohammad Haris for 3. Haris tries to steal a boundary but ends up giving a simple catch to Pathirana. Fourth wicket gone for Pakistan.
PAK 108/4 (24 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: OUT
OUT!!! Matheesha Pathirana has joined the party and removed Abduallah Shafique for 52. Shafique smashes it hard for a six but fails to time the shot properly as the ball lands safely into the hands of Pramod Madushan at the long-on. Third wicket gone for Pakistan.
PAK 100/3 (21.4 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Shafique hits 50
Abdullah Shafique takes a single off Dhananjaya de Silva’s delivery and brings up his half-century. It is his maiden ODI half-century and he brings it up in 65 balls. Terrific batting from Shafique.
PAK 96/2 (20.3 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Good over from Wellallge
Young spinner Dunith Wellalage has been really impressive with the ball. After scalping the wicket of Babar Azam, he again bowls an economical over and controls the flow of runs. In the previous over, he leaks only two runs as Rizwan and Shafique aim for some boundaries.
PAK 88/2 (20 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Shafique nears 50
Despite losing two wickets, Pakistan are still hopeful of a big score as Abdullah Shafique is standing steady. He is currently batting 40 and inching closer towards his half-century. It will be his maiden half-century in the 50-over format.
PAK 83/2 (18 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Tight bowling from Sri Lanka
After scalping the wicket of Babar Azam, Sri Lanka get an upper hand in the game. In the previous, Maheesh Theekshana comfortably dominates Mohammad Rizwan and Abdullah Shafique and leaks only two runs.
PA K 75/2 (17 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: OUT
OUT!!! Dunith Wellalage has provided Sri Lanka with their breakthrough as he dismissed Babar Azam for 29. Babar completely fails to judge the delivery as he gets stumped out by Kusal Mendis. Terrific bowling from the youngster as Pakistan lose their second wicket.
PAK 73/2 (16 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Good over from Theekshana
Sri Lanka finally take a sigh of relief as Maheesh Theekshana bowls an economical over and controls the flow of runs. In the previous over, he leaks only four runs as Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique get a bit cautious in their approach.
PAK 72/1 (15 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: 10 runs off the over
Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique are dealing in boundaries and keeping the scoreboard moving for Pakistan. In the previous over Mathessha Pathirana, the duo smashes 10 runs, which include a boundary from both the players.
PAK 68/1 (14 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: Pakistan gain momentum
Despite losing an early wicket in the form of Fakhar Zaman, Pakistan are getting back on track as Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique have stitched a 50-run partnership. In the previous over of Dunith Wellalge, the duo scores two runs and aim for boundaries in the coming overs.
PAK 62/1 (13.1 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: 8 runs off the over
Despite a brilliant bowling, Dunith Wellalge ends up conceding eight runs in his previous over. Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique continue to provide Pakistan with some momentum as they deal in boundaries.
PAK 48/1 (11 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Shafique survives a close call
Abdullah Shafique survives a close LBW appeal made against him Sri Lanka on Dunith Wellalage’s delivery. The on-field umpire signals not-out and Dasun Shanaka opts for DRS. However, the DRS reviews declares it as the umpire’s call and Abdullah survives.
PAK 41/1 (10.2 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live: Tight bowling from Sri Lanka
Despite leaking some boundaries, Sri Lanka have been really dominant in their approach so far. Pakistan batters Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique are eyeing some regular boundaries, in order to put Pakistan in a strong position. In the previous over, Dasun Shanaka concedes only four runs.
PAK 40/1 (10 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: 8 runs off the over
Batters Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique are slowly changing gears and providing Sri Lanka with some momentum. In the previous over of Dasun Shanaka, the duo scores eight runs, which include a boundary from Babar.
PAK 35/1 (8 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Good over for Pakistan
After initial slow start, Pakistan finally gain some momentum in the game. In the previous over of Pramod Madushan, batters Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique score eight runs, which include a boundary from the latter. Sri Lanka aim for some more boundaries from here.
PAK 27/1 (7 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: Babar-Abdullah steady
After the early dismissal of Fakhar Zaman, Pakistan now rely on Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique for a stable partnership. In the previous over of Dasun Shanaka, the duo scores six runs and stand steady at the crease.
PAK 19/1 (6 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: OUT
OUT!!! Pramod Madushan has provided Sri Lanka with their first breakthrough as he dismissed Fakhar Zaman for 4. Fakhar gets completely bamboozled by the yorker delivery as the ball rattles up the stumps. Terrific bowling from Pramod as Pakistan lose their first wicket.
PAK 9/1 (4.2 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: 3 runs off the over
Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique are steadily taking Pakistan ahead in the game. In the previous over of Maheesh Theekshana, the duo scores three runs and aim for some boundaries.
PAK 9/0 (4 overs)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: Maiden over
Sri Lanka have started their bowling attack on a dominating note. Pacer Pramod Madushan successfully delivers a maiden over as opener Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique stand steady at the crease.
PAK 0/0 (1 overs)
PAK vs SL Live: We are underway
The Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka begins with Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique opening for Pakistan. On the other hand, Pramod Madushan will be bowling the first over for Sri Lanka.
PAK vs SL Live: Babar wins toss!
Babar Azam wins toss and Pakistan will bat first. Interesting choice coz Shanaka said that he would’ce bowled first. Both captains happy. 2 changes for both sides. Pakistan make two more alterations
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: We have more good news!
Here are the revised playing conditions:
Toss at 5.00pm, start at 5.15 m. The match will be 45 overs per side. Powerplay 9 overs, 27 overs, 9 overs
PAK vs SL Live: Good news from Colombo!
The covers are off entirely. Umpires are coming in to have a look. As things stand, we might have a toss time soon. Fingers crossed
PAK vs SL Live: Covers coming off!
Covers are coming off, atleast the outside ones. It’s still drizzling though.
PAK vs SL Live: Overs will be slashed!
We’ll start losing overs lost from 4.30pm. That’s 17 minutes from now.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Score: Cut-off time announced!
Cut-off time for a 20-over game is 9:02 PM IST. Meanwhile, the groundstagg are doing there job to make that possible. Kudos to these warriors.
PAK vs SL Live: Pouring hard now!
It’s raining heavily now! Covers are being put on to cover the entire ground. Dark clouds looming and floodlights are on
PAK vs SL Live: Rain returns!
Oh no! The rain is back, and so are the covers. Sums up this tournament so far. Toss delayed once again
PAK vs SL Live: It’s toss time!
The two captains are out. Almost all the covers are off. By the looks of it, we are moments away from the toss
PAK vs SL Live: Zaman received his debut cap!
Zaman Khan is all set for his debut, if it doest not rain! Haris Rauf gives him the debut cap. Shaheen Afridi is addressing the team in the circle
PAK vs SL Live: Rain has stopped!
The rain has stopped at the moment! If it does not rain anymore, toss will take place at 2.50pm IST, as per the broadcasters. First ball at 3.15pm IST. Covers are being taken off
PAK vs SL Live: Not looking good!
The umbrellas are out! The pitch and the outfield is under covers. This will not make Pakistan fans very happy. Washout, and they are out.
PAK vs SL LIVE: It’s Raining in Colombo
Bad news for Pakistan cricket fans as it is currently raining in Colombo. The pitch has been covered and the signs aren’t good for an on-time start.
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PAK vs SL Live: Pakistan make 5 changes!
Pakistan: Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zaman Khan.
PAK vs SL Live: Weather forecast not looking good!
It is currently raining in Colombo. Forecast has predicted few more showers later in the day. In case of a washout, Pakistan will get dumped out. Sri Lanka will play the final, courtesy of a better net run-rate.
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PAK vs SL Live: Hello!
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