Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: The Asian teams are facing each other in the match number 11 of the ICC CWC 2019 at Bristol Ground on Friday. The match is set to start by 10.30 am (local time) and the teams are getting ready for the ultimate face-off of the young squads. Sri Lanka who has seen a downfall in their cricketing standards in recent time is taking on a strong Pakistan squad.
Both teams are placed at 7th and 8th spot respectively with one win out of two games by both sides. Sri Lanka with -1.5 net rate stands at the seventh spot and Pakistan with -2.4 net rate took the eighth spot. In their previous matches, Sri Lanka lost to New Zealand team and won against Afganistan, looking for adding their points and climb up in the points table. Meanwhile, mighty young Pakistan lost to West Indies and won against the hosts England in their last match.
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With a similar status so far, one team will see a rise in the points table which is awaited to be witnessed in the Bristol. Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman who are in top form are expected to show a big performance this time against the average bowling line-up of Lankans and so is the bowling department of Pakistan with Amir, Wahab and Imad taking control of the opponents.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Probable Playing XI of Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c&wk), Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir
Probable Playing XI of Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera (wk), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga