Pakistan vs India Super Fours, 3rd Match Preview – IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023

Pakistan vs India Super Fours Asia Cup 2023: On 10th September 2023, Colombo becomes the stage for the riveting IndoPak rivalry V2.0 during the Asia Cup 2023. During their last encounter, rain played spoilsport, dashing many fans’ hopes. Although forecasts suggest rain again, fans hold onto their optimism. Here’s a preview of the Pakistan vs India clash in the Super 4 stage of Asia Cup 2023.

In this Article, we will talk about Pakistan vs India Match Preview, IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Playing 11, Squads, Team Strengths and Weaknesses, and Live Streaming.

IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023

IND vs PAK Today Match Super 4, Asia Cup 2023

TournamentAsia Cup 2023
IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Date10 September 2023, Sunday
India CaptainRohit Sharma
Pakistan CaptainBabar Azam
IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 VenueR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Live ChannelStar Sports Network Channels and Disney+Hotstar
Match Time2:00 PM

IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Super Four Match Preview

Set at a neutral location, the match sidelines any home ground advantage. The superior gameplay will determine the victor.

Recalling their first encounter, Pakistan outperformed India. They showcased exceptional bowling, taking India down before completing 50 overs. This places Pakistan in a favorable position psychologically.

Yet, India found its stars in Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan, who stood strong against Pakistan and later versus Nepal. Additionally, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have regained their form.

However, inconsistencies plague India’s batting lineup. Given the scorching form of Pakistan’s pacers, any missteps by Indian batsmen might prove costly.

The Colombo pitch is expected to be on the slower side, and with overcast conditions, India’s spinners will be eager. The same anticipation goes for Pakistan’s pacers.

Toss could play a pivotal role; opting to bowl first might be strategic. And if rain interferes, a reserve day ensures the game goes on.

Asia Cup 2023 PAK vs IND: Teams Strengths and Weaknesses

Pakistan Team Strengths and Weaknesses against india

Pakistan’s spin department, along with Fakhar Zaman, is showing vulnerabilities. Their spin attack hasn’t quite hit the mark recently. They’ve even benched Nawaz due to his costly overs.

Although Shadab Khan showcased skills against Nepal, his performances against India and Bangladesh lacked impact. Fakhar’s form in ODI cricket seems to be waning, and he needs to address this slump to shine on prominent platforms.

On the other hand, Pakistan’s pacers are their ace in the hole. Their pace bowlers have demonstrated exceptional prowess in this format. In fact, all three primary Pakistani pacers lead the wicket-taking charts in the Asia Cup 2023, posing a formidable challenge to every competing team.

Also read: India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023, Super Fours 3rd Match: IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 | Colombo Weather Forecast, R. Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report, ODI Stats & Records

India Team Strengths and Weaknesses against Pakistan

The top order of India faces another examination. As they step into their first game of the Super 4 stage, the pressure mounts, particularly given their subdued performance against Pakistan previously.

Rohit Sharma appears to grapple when facing Pakistan’s new ball bowlers, with a significant innings overdue. Gill and Kohli are in the same boat.

However, India’s middle order showed its mettle in the last match, solidifying it as their stronghold. While their bowlers put on a commendable show against Nepal, they await a challenge from a top-tier team in the Asia Cup 2023.

India vs Pakistan Asia Cup Squads

Pakistan Squad vs India: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Wasim Jr

India Squad vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Axar Patel, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Tilak Varma

Asia Cup 2023: India vs Pakistan Playing 11 Super Fours, 3rd Match

Pakistan Playing 11 vs India: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah.

India Playing 11 vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah.

IND vs PAK Head to Head Records in ODI

In the broader context of ODI cricket, Pakistan clearly leads the rivalry. From the 133 ODIs the two giants have clashed in, Pakistan has triumphed in 73, India in 55, with 5 matches facing rain interruptions.

However, when zeroing in on the Asia Cup ODIs, it’s a tighter contest with India slightly ahead. Of the 14 encounters, India has clinched 7 victories, Pakistan 5, and two matches concluded as ‘No Result’.

Also read: IND vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Today Match, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, and Pitch Report Asia Cup 2023

India vs Pakistan Today Match Live Streaming

IndiaStar Sports, Disney+Hotstar
PakistanPTV Sports, Ten Sports, Tamasha
BangladeshGazi TV (GTV)
AustraliaFox Sports
New ZealandSky Sports
South AfricaSuperSport network
USAWillow TV
UKSky Sports
Middle EastOSN Sports Cricket HD
Papua New GuineaEM TV
AfghanistanAriana TV

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