Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – October 10 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Based on the recent performance of the teams, it’s apparent that the match could be a thrilling encounter.

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Match Details 

  • Ground: The match will be held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad
  • Series: This is part of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
  • Season: The match is in the 2023 season
  • Hours of play (local time): The match is scheduled to start at 2:00 PM local time
  • Match days: The match will be held on October 10

Probable Playing XIs

Pakistan Playing 11

 Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi

Bench: Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Haris, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Wasim Jnr

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Sri Lanka Playing 11

Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk, vc), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Karunaratne, Matheesha Pathirana.

Bench: Charith Asalanka, Dilshan Madushanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sahan Arachchige, Pramod Madushan, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha

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Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Based on recent performances, Kusal Mendis from Sri Lanka could be a key player in the upcoming match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on October 10. In a recent match, he scored 91 runs from 87 deliveries, which was instrumental in Sri Lanka’s victory.

From Pakistan, Mohammad Rizwan could be a player to watch out for. He scored an unbeaten 86 in a recent match.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Based on recent performances, Shaheen Shah Afridi from Pakistan and Dunith Wellalage from Sri Lanka could be key players in the upcoming match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on October 10.

In a recent match, Shaheen Shah Afridi turned the game on its head with his brilliant over. On the other hand, Dunith Wellalage picked up five wickets in a match against India.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

MatchDateLocationResultKey Players
11th Match, Super Four, Asia Cup 2023September 14, 2023Colombo (RPS)Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (DLS method)Kusal Mendis (SL, 91 runs), Mohammad Rizwan (PAK, 86* runs)
Final, Men’s T20 Asia Cup 2022September 11, 2022Dubai (DSC)Sri Lanka won by 23 runsBhanuka Rajapaksa (SL, 71* runs), Mohammad Rizwan (PAK, 55 runs)

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Pakistan

DateMatchDetailed Result
September 14, 202311th Match, Super Four, Pakistan vs Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (DLS method)
September 10, 20239th Match, Super Four, Pakistan vs IndiaIndia won by 228 runs
September 06, 20237th Match, Super Four, Pakistan vs BangladeshPakistan won by 7 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
September 02, 20233rd Match, Group A, Pakistan vs IndiaNo result
August 30, 20231st Match, Group A, Pakistan vs NepalPakistan won by 238 runs

Last 5 Games of Sri Lanka

DateMatchResult
September 17, 2023Final, Sri Lanka vs IndiaIndia won by 10 wickets (with 263 balls remaining)
September 14, 202311th Match, Super Four, Sri Lanka vs PakistanSri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (DLS method)
September 12, 202310th Match, Super Four, Sri Lanka vs IndiaIndia won by 41 runs
September 09, 20238th Match, Super Four, Sri Lanka vs BangladeshSri Lanka won by 21 runs
September 05, 20236th Match, Group B, Sri Lanka vs AfghanistanSri Lanka won by 2 runs

Prediction Based on Performance

Analyzing the recent performance of both teams, it’s apparent that the match could be a thrilling encounter. Sri Lanka has been on an impressive form, securing victories in three of their last five matches, two of which were against Pakistan. Their captain, Dasun Shanaka, along with their top performer, Kusal Mendis, have consistently been contributing to the team’s victories.

On the other hand, Pakistan’s performance has been slightly inconsistent, with a win-loss ratio of 2:3 in their last five matches. However, they cannot be discounted as they possess a strong lineup, with players like Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan showcasing steady performances.

In the context of their head-to-head encounters, Sri Lanka seems to have an edge over Pakistan, having won their two recent matches. However, cricket is a game of surprises and the team that performs well on the match day will ultimately steal the show. One should also consider the venue and weather conditions which could impact the performance of the teams. Hence, while the prediction tilts slightly in favor of Sri Lanka based on past performance, the real match could swing in any direction.

Information About Injuries in Teams 

Some players from Pakistan and Sri Lanka are injured and will miss the 2023 ODI World Cup: 

Pakistan

Naseem Shah injured his right shoulder during a game against India. He was advised to have surgery and may be out for up to four months.

Sri Lanka

Hasaranga and Chameera are injured and will miss the World Cup. Chameera injured his pectoral muscle during the Lanka Premier League. Hasaranga injured his hamstring.

Team 1 vs Team 2: Winning Chance

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play each other in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 9:30 AM in Hyderabad, India. The odds for Pakistan vs Sri Lanka are: 

  • Stake.com: -192, +142, 93.36%
  • Bet365: -188, +150, 95.03%
  • LeoVegas Sport: -182, +145, 94.94%
  • 1Bet: -244, +158, 91.17%
  • 888sport: -200, +150, 93.75%
  • BetVictor: -200, +150, 93.75%
  • Vbet Sport: -213, +150, 92.57%
  • Suprabets: -204, +162, 94.98%

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have played each other in 155 One-Day Internationals. Pakistan has won 92 times, while Sri Lanka has won 58 times. In T20 matches, Pakistan has won 13 times and Sri Lanka has won 10 times. In the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 cricket match, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets.

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Report About Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad 

The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Uppal, an eastern suburb of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Here are some key details about the stadium:

  • Establishment: The stadium was established in 2003.
  • Capacity: It has a maximum capacity of 55,000.
  • Area: The stadium extends across 16 acres (65,000 m²) of land.
  • Home Ground: It serves as the home ground for the Hyderabad Cricket Association and the Indian Premier League team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • Matches Hosted: As of 18 January 2023, it has hosted 5 Tests, 7 ODIs, and 3 T20Is.
  • Special Events: This stadium hosted the opener and final of the 2017 Indian Premier League, and also the final of the 2019 Indian Premier League.

The stadium is named after Rajiv Gandhi, a former prime minister of India. The need for a big ground and an exclusive cricket facility necessitated the building of this cricket ground in Uppal. The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium did away with Hyderabad’s reputation of being a high-scoring venue.

About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda