Pakistan are 35/1 after eight overs in their important match against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2023. Pakistan have several key players out due to injury or illness, while Sri Lanka are coming off a close match against India. In the sixth over, Pakistan scored six runs with two singles and two doubles. The Sri Lankan captain brought himself on to bowl in the eighth over and gave away eight runs. Pakistan’s tally reached 35 at the end of the eighth over. In the ninth over, the Sri Lankan spinner only gave away one single. After 10 overs, Pakistan had reached a total of 40 runs.
In the first five overs, Pakistan had a slow start, but the Sri Lankan bowler dismissed Fakhar Zaman in the third over. Pakistan’s skipper, Babar Azam, came in early and hit a boundary in the fifth over. Pakistan’s total after five overs was 13 for the loss of one wicket. Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat. Sri Lanka’s captain said he would have chosen to bowl first because of the conditions of the field. The match has been shortened by five overs due to rain. The weather forecast predicts a high chance of rain and thunderstorms. Naseem Shah is out due to injury and has been replaced by Zaman Khan. Pakistan’s playing XI includes Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and more. Sri Lanka’s playing XI includes Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, and others.
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