Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka: Second ODI Preview
Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka: Second ODI Preview

Match details:

Series/tournament name: Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

Date: 30 September, 2019

Time: 3:30 p.m. IST

Preview:

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will face off in the second ODI of the three-match series at the National Stadium in Karachi on Monday. The game is a must-win for both teams after the first game was washed out without a ball being bowled. In the recent past, Pakistan have a pretty impressive record against the visitors and therefore, they will enter the contest as strong favourites.

Weather report:

The weather is expected to be cloudy throughout the day but there are no major chances of rain, therefore, the match should take place as per schedule.

Pitch report:

Pitch at the National Stadium Karachi is traditionally a good one for batting where there is something available for the pacers.

Injuries and replacements:

No known injuries yet.

Probable playing XI:

Pakistan:

In the batting department, the home side will be relying on the likes of Fakhar Zaman, Imam Ul-Haq and Babar Azam to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Usman Shinwari and Shadab Khan to produce timely breakthroughs.

Fakhar Zaman, Imam Ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed (C & WK), Asif Ali, Imad WasimShadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Usman Shinwari

Sri Lanka:

In the batting department, the visitors will be

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Azeem Siddiqui
Passionate sports follower in the field of sports journalism for more than five years. Loves writing about cricket, football, and tennis.
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