Pakistan tempo legend Wasim Akram supplied a climate replace to the followers from Colombo as India and Pakistan gear as much as resume their Asia Cup Tremendous 4 stage conflict on the reserve day on Monday. The electrifying match between India and Pakistan within the Tremendous 4 stage of Asia Cup 2023 was been known as off and moved for a reserve day as rain didn’t permit any play after 24.1 overs on Sunday. The play was halted for nearly 4 hours immediately because the rain saved on coming again. India will resume their innings immediately at 147/2, with Virat Kohli (8*) and KL Rahul (17*) unbeaten. Skipper Rohit Sharma (56) and Shubman Gill (58) had hit pleasant fifties.
Wasim took to X (Previously often called Twitter) and stated in a video, “Replace from Colombo, rain saved occurring on and off in a single day. Now it’s clear, not all clear, you may see the clouds. It’s breezy. At present, it’s okay, however allow us to see what occurs when the match begins. Sure, it should be actually irritating to see all this, however climate you can not management. We will solely pray, I hope we get to get pleasure from some good cricket.”
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) September 11, 2023
Forward of the beginning of the Asia Cup Tremendous 4 conflict between India and Pakistan at Colombo on the reserve day, there are some discouraging indicators from the Island nation which have put the opportunity of ending the sport beneath doubt.
There was heavy rains in Colombo at 7 AM on the reserve day. The skies are extraordinarily cloudy.
Furthermore, the outfield confronted immense injury as there have been noticeable moist patches on the R Premadas Stadium, the place the match is going down. Extra rain will solely make these patches worse, delay the sport additional and even trigger an abandonment with none additional motion.
If this match is washed off, India and Pakistan will take one level every. Pakistan will transfer to the highest of the Tremendous 4 standings with three factors, having received in opposition to Bangladesh. Sri Lanka has already registered a win in opposition to Bangladesh too, value two factors, nearly knocking them out of the competitors.
On this case, India’s subsequent two matches in opposition to Sri Lanka (September 12) and Bangladesh (September 15) can be must-win matches for India and attain a complete of 5 factors.
Shedding even one in every of these matches or two extra washouts will cut back India to only three factors, which can put India’s qualifying possibilities in peril. It is going to be all the way down to how the factors desk performs out for the remainder of the groups because of their outcomes, rain and net-run-rate if India is to qualify for the ultimate with three factors.
India vs Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka vs Pakistan and India vs Bangladesh are the remaining fixtures earlier than the finals on September 17 in Colombo.
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