Bad news for fans! Rain has begun in Colombo, just as the weather forecast said, and the grounds crew are currently covering the pitch to prevent damage. The weather in Colombo has not changed during this tournament so far and fans can expect a late start if the skies clear soon. Who will qualify for the final if rain floods the match? Read here to find out.
The weather is not bad at all at the moment, and there are no signs of rain. There are thunderstorms and rain forecast during the game and fans will be hoping that all of that stays away and we can have a good game. Remember, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka is a virtual semi-final.
There was a forecast for rain during this match, but at the moment, there does not appear to be any sign of heavy rain. The sky is relatively clear with some clouds passing through and fans are hoping it will remain that way during the match as well.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka meet in what is expected to be an exciting encounter in the Super Four stage of the 2023 Asian Cup on Thursday, September 14. This competition is very important as it is a virtual semi-final, where the winner will win to book a place in the final against India to be played on September 17 at the same venue. Babar Azam and his team emerged as early favorites in the 2023 Asia Cup, but poor form coupled with injuries to key players saw them suffer a massive 228-run loss at the hands of arch rivals India. Now, they face a must-win situation against Sri Lanka to qualify for what will be their second successive final in this tournament. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 Super Four Colombo Weather Report: Check rain forecast and pitch report at R Premadasa Stadium.
Sri Lanka, the defending champions, proved that they are a real force to be reckoned with. Dasun Shanaka and his team were very impressive and almost pulled off a huge victory over India in their last match, riding on the impressive performance of youngster Donith Willalage. At home, Sri Lanka is considered one of the most dangerous parties. However, weather could be a factor in this match, as matches at this venue have already been halted in the tournament so far. While the equation is very simple for both teams – win and get into the final, rain could have the final say in this competition, as it is forecast for thunderstorms. Pakistan will be eliminated and Sri Lanka will make it to the final if rain plays a spoilsport. PAK vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction, Asia Cup 2023 Super Four Match 5: Tips and Suggestions for Picking the Best Fantasy Winner for Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Cricket Match in Colombo.
The weather has been one of the biggest talking points at the 2023 AFC Asian Cup this year. Due to rain, especially in Colombo and Kandy earlier, matches were affected at this stage of the tournament in Sri Lanka.
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