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- Event: ICC Champions Trophy 2017
- Match: 12th ODI
- Teams: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
- Time: 10:30 Local | 09:30 GMT | 02:30 PKT
- Date: 12th June, 2017
- Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Match Preview 12th Match Champions Trophy 2017
The race to semi final to take place on 12th June at Cardiff where two Asian heavily down ranked teams will try to take on each other. Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the two different Asian teams are there to reach in the semi final, but the only winner will get the access. This match is going to be a tough contest for both these teams as they are at a stage that allows teams to play only do or die game. Pakistan, who struggled against India, but counter strike with dramatic power against Protease in next game that resulted a win for them.
On the counter side, the Sri Lankan team also pleased and gave a different result comparatively to their recent performance against South Africa. Sri Lanka knocked out India in a breath taking game. They lost important wickets at earlier, but the partnership between Perera and Gunaratne lifted up the Lankans and led them to the victorious side.
Both these teams have played two matches so far and improved their performances unexpectedly. Sri Lanka’ rough coin worked as Lasith Malinga made an astonishing comeback after a long time and did an excellent job with ball against India, the batsmen of same side also showed a professional approach under pressure situation and rescued the team with mature attitude that helped them to chase down a heavy target of 321 runs. Chamara Kapugedara, Kusal Perera and Upul Tharanga are out of the sight, but Perera now looks like to performing this match.
On the counter side, Pakistan lost Umar Akmal before the start of this event on the behalf of his failure in fitness test, Mohammad Amir did not pick any wicket in two matches and other pacers of Pakistan did a great job against South Africa. Mohammad Hafeez looks quite impressive with the ball as he did a ten over-spell against South Africa including a wicket of Qounton de Kock.
From the Pakistani batting lineup, Babar Azam is dominating not only in the team, but worldwide after he got 5 centuries and six half centuries in his recent 28 innings with the average of 54.44. This young man is the on that Pakistan needed since last couple of years and after his existence in the team, the batting lineup got it’s demanded stability. Another young man, but from Sri Lanka named Kusal Mendis also look quite in form, he played a stunning innings of 89 runs against India to led them for victory.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Match Officials – Umpires & Referees
- Umpires – M Erasmus and BNJ Oxenford
- TV umpire – CB Gaffaney
- Match referee – DC Boon
- Reserve umpire – IJ Gould
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Team News – Expected Playing XI
Kusal Perera is confirmed to exit the event after the injury, Dhananjaya de Silva will get a chance to play instead, while Tharanga is still unavailable because of uncertain reasons. There is still a confusion over the inclusion of Thisara or Lakshan, but the decision is yet to be made. On the counter side, the Pakistani side is expected to be as same as against South Africa.
Sri Lanka Squad
AD Mathews*, WU Tharanga, LD Chandimal, DM de Silva, SL Malinga, BKG Mendis, NLTC Perera, S Prasanna, PADLR Sandakan, N Dickwella†, ANPR Fernando, DAS Gunaratne, MD Gunathilaka, KMDN Kulasekara, RAS Lakmal.
Sarfraz Ahmed*†, Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir.