World Cup is considered to be the most important matches in cricket. Such matches are inaugurated and moving with vast expectation every day. In the list, today the match is scheduled for the teams Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Country Ground, Bristol, England. The match is getting started at 15.00 IST. Both the teams have played in 2 matches each and with 2 points by winning one each.
The team Pakistan surprised all the cricket lovers and their fans in the last victory with tournament favorites, England. On the other hand, the batting was completely collapsed with the match against West Indies. As the match progresses it was too obvious that it is close to impossible to defend the score of 350 runs with the batting side. Fakhar Zaman helped to boost the score but after his wicket, he scored was too slow. Then comes Mohannad Hafeez in the middle order and he managed with the responsibility to boost a decent score again the match with England. The team is capable of producing a good score and it is expected in the current match as well.
- The expected 11: Imam-Ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali
Sri Lanka is considered to be the weakest in the tournament in all the sides. Still, they could manage to open their points with their won with the Afghans. This also created some expectation on the team in the current tournament. However, now they are appearing in the match with one failure. In the second match, they ended up in a very low total as well. However, the blowing team was strong and that was the reason for the rescue with the match against Afghanistan. Now the same performance is expected from the team to present a thrilling match.
- The expected 11: Dimuth Karunaratune, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne/ Anushka Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Jeeva Mendis, Dhananjaya, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga
Other expectations in the match
The meteorologists say that they are chances for rain up to 90%. The pitch remains under the hover cover and that helps in boosting the score. In the warm-up match, West Indies managed to score up to 421 runs and even Pakistan have scored 358 in an ODI but still could not win the match. Now, it is expected that it is going to be the big math with a big score.
Head to head matches
Total number of matches: 7
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 0
Matches won by Pakistan: 7
Number of no result matches: 0
On the whole, the match for today is going to be highly interesting with the teams that are at the 6th and 7th position at the table of points. Also, both the teams are preparing themselves for having a victory in the match. It is now the time to wait and enjoy another interesting matches in the World Cup 2019.