The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is hosting today’s Cricket World Cup 2023 clash between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first.
One change has been made to the Pakistan cricket team lineup, with Fakhar Zaman replacing Abdullah Shafique.
Pakistan’s World Cup journey began with a comprehensive 81-run victory over the Netherlands at the same venue, thanks to some impressive performances.
The upcoming Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka group stage clash is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM.
It should be a close and exciting match, with both teams evenly matched. Sri Lanka have a strong batting lineup, while Pakistan have a powerful bowling attack. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top.
Here is a summary of the squads:
- Captain: Babar Azam
- Players: Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim.
Sri Lanka Squad:
- Captain: Dasun Shanaka
- Players: Kusal Mendis, 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.
Stay tuned for live updates on the match!