Asia Cup 2023: India-Pakistan match preview, probable XI, pitch and weather information, live telecast

The Pakistani team, which won the first match against Nepal in the Asia Cup 2023, will now face India. This high profile match will be played on Saturday. The Pakistani team will play in Sri Lanka directly from Multan. The match will be played in Pallekele. Everyone’s eyes are on this match. Matches between India and Pakistan are a treasure trove of entertainment for fans of both the teams. The eternal rivalry between these teams has been going on for a long time.

Pakistan has not won an ODI match against India since ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India has defeated Pakistan in the last three ODIs. Team India defeated Pakistan in Asia Cup 2018. Apart from this, in the World Cup 2019, the Indian team defeated the Pakistani team in England.

Although the Pakistani team is ahead in the overall record. A total of 132 matches have been played between India and Pakistan in ODI cricket. In these, the Indian team has won 55 matches. The Pakistani team has got a chance to win in 73 matches. A tough fight can be seen between the two teams on Saturday in Pallekele.

Probable eleven


Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.


Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jaspreet Bumrah.

Pitch and weather information

The pitch is expected to slow down at Pallekele. Batsmen can score runs after getting stuck. In the beginning, fast bowlers can take advantage. The decision to bowl after winning the toss will be correct. There is a possibility of rain in the match and the match may be disrupted. The match may get washed out due to rain.

Live match

This match between India and Pakistan will start at 3 pm. It will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network. Apart from this, this match can also be seen live on Disney + Hotstar application.

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