The India vs Pakistan match at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium this week is unsure as a result of a 70% morning rain forecast, persisting rain possibilities, and worsening situations into the night.
Colombo Climate Report: Following a washed-out India vs Pakistan match in Kandy final week, the longstanding rivals are poised to face off for the second time within the ongoing Asia Cup 2023 on Sunday, September 10. Each groups secured convincing victories in opposition to Nepal, securing their spots within the Tremendous 4 stage of the match. Nevertheless, followers ought to put together for an additional disappointment because the climate forecast means that rain might disrupt the extremely anticipated conflict between these arch-rivals this weekend in Colombo. Try the total climate forecast for Colombo on Sunday beneath.
Colombo Climate Forecast
The prospects for a full India vs Pakistan match at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo later this week don’t look promising, because the climate forecast signifies a 70 p.c likelihood of rain within the morning. Whereas the temperature is predicted to drop barely because the day goes on, the possibilities of rain stays excessive, particularly in the course of the begin of the match. Within the night, temperatures will lower even additional, and there are not any indications of clear skies. In truth, the rain is predicted to accentuate in the course of the evening.
Regardless of drainage system at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium, the IND vs PAK Tremendous 4 match may nonetheless face disruptions if heavy and steady rainfall happens. Initially, there have been experiences suggesting that the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) may relocate the ultimate section of the Asia Cup from Colombo to Hambantota to keep away from the rain risk. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the ACC communicated to stakeholders that the match will proceed as initially deliberate, with all matches to be held in Colombo.
IND vs PAK: Squads
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Sanju Samson (Reserve).
Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (captain), Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tayyab Tahir, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi