PAK vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Alright, now it is time for a virtual semi-final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The two teams will fight it out in Colombo’s R Premadasa Stadium on September 14. The Asia Cup 2023 Super 4, Match 5, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will commence at 3:00 PM IST. This article will lead you through PAK vs SL Dream11 Prediction Today Match 5, Dream11 Team Asia Cup 2023, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka.
With India already claiming a spot in the Asia Cup 2023 Final, the place for one team is still vacant. The Pakistan vs Sri Lanka contest will give us the other finalists, who will clash with India on September 17 at the same venue.
Pakistan has been struck with a string of injuries, of late. The likes of Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah are down with their respective injuries. Both the bowlers didn’t come out to bat against India, a couple of nights ago, and were adjudged absence hurt.
The two pacers will no longer participate in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023 and will be replaced by Zaman Khan and Mohammed Wasim Jr.
Moreover, Shaheen Shah Afridi also copped a couple of blows on his finger, for which he too required medical attention, though, not a serious one.
Pakistani batters also had a disappointing outing against India, in the last game. The entire lineup was bowled out at a score of 128 runs by the Indian bowlers.
On the other side, Sri Lanka, too, has batting issues on their end. They are the only team in this tournament to not post an above-300-run total. Against India as well, the Sri Lankan top order was dismissed inside the powerplay.
Moreover, no decent support was extended by the Sri Lankan middle-order to hunt down the total against India. So the team will have to perform in unison, in order to shut Pakistan in the next game.
To compensate for their batting woes, the Sri Lankan bowling has been commendable. Every game has made a new match-winner. Against India, it was Dunit Wallalage, who wreaked havoc with his sensational bowling. He then went on to perform with the bat as well to take his side close to the target against India.
Below is PAK vs SL Dream11 Prediction Today Match 5, Dream11 Team Asia Cup 2023, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka.
Asia Cup 2023: PAK vs SL Match Overview
Tournament: Asia Cup 2023
Match: PAK vs SL, Match 5, Super 4
Day/Date: Thursday/September 14, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM IST
Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Asia Cup 2023: PAK vs SL Probable Playing11
Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Zaman Khan
Sri Lanka Playing11
Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka(c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana
PAK vs SL Dream11 Team
Wicketkeeper – Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen – Babar Azam, Imam ul Haq, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka
All-rounders – Shadab Khan, Charith Asalanka
Bowlers – Shaheen Shah Afridi, Dunith Wellalage, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Maheesh Theekshana
PAK vs SL Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Dunith Wellalage
Vice-Captain: Babar Azam, Charith Asalanka
PAK vs SL Dream11 Prediction
The assessment shows a tight affair between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Colombo. Both sides have their own share of concerns, but Pakistan is troubled more by the spate of injuries. Their two key pacers – Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf – are already ruled out, so they will have to work it out without them. On the other side, Sri Lanka suffered injury losses prior to the start of the Asia Cup 2023, however, they have handled the situation beautifully.
With the looks of it, we believe Sri Lanka is much ahead of Pakistan due to their bowling strengths. The surface in Colombo will mostly favour the bowlers, especially the spinners.
PAK vs SL R Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Forecast
Weather, by the looks of it, is not favourable. A couple of thunderstorms are anticipated in the evening. In all likelihood, the fixture will be curtailed by rain. The average temperature will hover around 30 degrees during the day, which will further drop to 28 in the evening.
Chashing has not been favourable at this venue so far in the Asia Cup 2023. All the three games held in Colombo have been won by teams batting first. The help is enormous for the bowlers off the surface. The Indian pacers extracted decent aid early on and then the spinners have took over completely.
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