Match Preview: PAK vs SRI

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September 13, 2023
Match Preview: PAK vs SRI

Super Fours Match 5 Preview: Key Players, Flash Strategy, Pitch and Prizes to be won.

Date: 14th September, 2023

Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo ‍

Time: 3:00 PM IST/ 9:30 AM UTC ‍

Key Players


Batters – Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq

Bowlers – Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zaman Khan

All-Rounders – Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf


Batters – Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis

Bowlers – Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana

All-Rounders - Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva ‍


In the Asia Cup 2023, the initial pattern emerging from the matches is clear: teams batting first have emerged victorious in all three encounters. The fresh ball offers the fast bowlers some assistance, with noticeable swing and seam. However, as the ball ages, the spinners dominate. This was evident in the recent clash between India and Sri Lanka, where spinners took centre stage, accounting for 16 of the 20 wickets. Given the wear and tear on the pitch from constant play, spinners are expected to shine again in the upcoming PAK vs SL face-off. Anticipating this, both teams will be mulling over adding an extra spinner to their squads. It's imperative for batsmen to be circumspect initially, laying a foundation before upping the tempo. The captain winning the toss, likely influenced by the prevailing trend, may choose to bat first in this all-important clash that's akin to a semi-final. On this wicket, a score north of 250 might be a tough ask for the chasing team.

Flash Strategy

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Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, and Dimuth Karunaratne’s flash collectibles, three top batters from each side are available at just $1 FC Reward while Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan’s flash collectibles are available at $2.

In terms of the bowlers, $1 options include Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha and Maheesh Theekshana’s flash collectibles while Shaheen Shah Afridi’s flash collectible is available at $2.

Good options on offer for the All-Rounder slot as well including Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Dasun Shanaka, Charith Asalanka and Dhananjaya de Silva as $1 options.

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Prizes to be won

Up to $15,000 to be won across Nets, Academy and Pro games in the Match.


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