IND vs PAK, Asia Cup 2023 Highlights: Match Abandoned Due To Rain, Pakistan Reach Super 4s
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IND vs PAK, Asia Cup 2023 Highlights: Match Abandoned Due To Rain, Pakistan Reach Super 4s

IND vs PAK, Asia Cup 2023: Relentless rain meant no more play was possible after Pakistan bowled out India for 266 at Pallekele on Saturday.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, September 02, 2023, 10:20 PM IST
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01 September 2023 07:35 PM IST

India have a 9-6 advantage over Pakistan in Asia Cup encounters but the Men in Green are coming into this match with a massive win under their belt.

The contest therefore, has all the makings of a blockbuster if weather permits a full match in Kandy on Saturday.

01 September 2023 08:21 PM IST

Pakistan name unchanged Playing XI for clash against India

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Virat Kohli meets Haris Rauf ahead of the Asia Cup

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST
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India and Pakistan will meet in an ODI for the first time since the 2019 World Cup. Team India hold the aces with 7-5 scoreline in Asia Cup ODI matches against Pakistan

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

With 745 runs in 22 Asia Cup ODI matches, Rohit Sharma is the highest run-getter for India amongst current generation of batters

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST
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Team India captain Rohit Sharma has declared that Shubman Gill will open the innings with him

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST
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Latest weather update: Overcast in Kandy, but not raining

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

Rohit Sharma vs Shaheen Shah Afridi might be a key match-up, but the left-arm pacer is yet to dismiss the Indian skipper in ODIs

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

Covers on the ground as light drizzle makes its presence in Kandy

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Babar Azam vs Kuldeep Yadav will arguably be one of the most decisive match-ups, given the wrist-spinner has dismissed the right-hander 2 times in 3 innings

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Babar Azam needs only one more century to equal Pakistan's record of most ODI centuries

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Covers removed from the ground at Pallekele as both teams start warming up

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to bat first. His counterpart Babar Azam says he would have batted first too

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

Pakistan playing XI:ย Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST

Team India Playing XI:ย Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan(wk), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

02 September 2023 03:25 PM IST
02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Rohit Sharma flicks Shaheen Shah Afridi for a 2nd boundary in his 2nd over

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Players are going off as showers have returned with the Indian openers starting cautiously. India 15/0 (4.2 Ovs) Against Pakistan. Rohit Sharma 11*, Shubman Gill 0*

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

The rain is getting lighter so the restart might not be far away. Expect this kind of start-stop play throughout this match.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

It has stopped raining it seems in Pallekele as the groundstaff is getting ready to take the covers off.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Rohit Sharma is getting ready to come back out to bat along with Shubhman Gill.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

The players are back on the field and the match resumes with India 15/0 in 4.2 overs. Rohit Sharma to face Shaheen Shah Afridi

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WICKET! Rohit Sharma b Shaheen Afridi 11 (22 balls). Beats him with an outswinger and then brings the next one back in to castle the Indian skipper. India 15/1 in 5 overs

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

FOUR! Virat Kohli opens his account with a scintillating cover drive against Naseem Shah. India 26/1 in 6 overs

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Shubhman Gill finally gets off the mark after 10 deliveries with a quick single against Shaheen Afridi in the 7th over.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

WICKET! Virat Kohli b Shaheen Afridi 4 (7 balls). Chopped On! Batsman gets an inside-edge to a delivery that was leaving the right-hander. India 27/2 (6.3 ovs)

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Shreyas Iyer gets going for India with two glorious fours against Haris Rauf. The first one was driven through the covers while the second was flicked on the leg-side

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WICKET! Shreyas Iyer c Fakhar Zaman b Haris Rauf 14 (9 balls). Quick and short delivery is pulled straight to the fielder mid-wicket.

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Rain Stops Play Again In Pallekele With India 51/3 In 11.2 Ovs; Shubhman Gill 6*, Ishan Kishan 2*

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Ishan Kishan hits the first SIX for Team India as he upper cuts a short and wide delivery from Haris Rauf for the maximum result.

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WICKET! Shubhman Gill b Haris Rauf 10 (31 balls). Quick delivery bowled at 147kmph finds the gap between bat and pad to hit the stumps. India 66/4 in 14.1 overs

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Ishan Kishan survives a close call as Mohammad Nawaz beats his bat. Pakistan went up in appeal for a caught-behind but the umpire said Not Out. Babar Azam took the DRS but the snicko showed no signs of an edge. Pakistan lose a review

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Good partnership brewing between Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya as they take India past the 100-run mark in Pallekele. The spinners have come on for Pakistan which has taken the pressure off the batters for now. India 112/4 (22 ovs)

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Ishan Kishan Hits His 7th ODI Fifty Off 54 Balls. India 141/4 (28.2 Ovs)

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Before this match, the last time India's top three were all dismissed in that fashion in a men's ODI was back in December 2012, also against Pakistan.

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SIX! Ishan Kishan brings up the 100-run partnership with Hardik Pandya in style. India 167/4 (32.3 overs)

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Hardik Pandya Hits His 11th ODI Fifty. India 178/4 (34 Ovs)

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Ishan Kishan struggling with cramps it seems. He is getting treatment on his left hamstring from Team India's physio

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Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya's 135-run stand is the highest 5th-wicket partnership for Team India in AsiaCup cricket. India 203/4 (37 overs)

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WICKET! Ishan Kishan c Babar Azam b Haris Rauf 82 (81b 9x4 2x6). India 204/5 in 37.3 overs

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WICKET! Ishan Kishan c Babar Azam b Haris Rauf 82 (81b 9x4 2x6). He was struggling to run due to an injury therefore, looked to take the aerial route but mistimed his shot and perished in the process. Rauf breaks the 138-run partnership with India 204/5 in 37.3 overs

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4, 4, 4 - Haris Rauf gets smashed for three boundaries in an over by Hardik Pandya. India 221/5 in 40 overs as the second powerplay begins

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WICKET! Hardik Pandya c Agha Salman b Shaheen Shah Afridi 87 (90b 7x4 1x6). Gets deceived by the slower ball and is caught at cover. India 239/6 (43.1 ovs)

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WICKET! Ravindra Jadeja c Rizwan b Shaheen Afridi 14 (22 balls). India 242/7 (44 overs)

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WICKET! Shardul Thakur c Shadab Khan b Naseem Shah 3 (3 balls). India 242/8 (44.1 overs)

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

India 266-All Out In 48.5 Overs. Pandya (87), Kishan (82), Shaheen Afridi (4/35)

Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav are the last two Indians to be dismissed. Bumrah made a crucial contribution of 16 runs with the bat before falling to Naseem Shah.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

It has stopped raining in Kandy and the covers are slowly being taken off. The match officials have scheduled an inspection at 9pm IST.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

Rain returns after the inspection, further delay on the cards. The Indian players were coming back on the field when it started drizzling again. The wait continues

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

The match needs to restart by 10.27 pm for a 20-over contest otherwise it will be called off and both teams will share a point. It is still raining in Pallekele.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

The match has been called off in Kandy. Both teams will share a point each, which means that Pakistan will advance to the Super 4s with 3 points.

Pakistan will advance to the Super 4s while India will take a point to grab second position in Group B ahead of Nepal.

Pakistan already have a win under their belt, as they defeated Nepal by 238 runs in the tournament opener.

02 September 2023 10:20 PM IST

That's all from us. Blog ends!

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