The Asia Cup 2023 began on August 30. On Saturday (September 2), India and Pakistan will square off. Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will host the match between India and Pakistan. While India will play Pakistan in the first match of the Asia Cup 2023, Pakistan will play in the second match of the tournament. Both India and Pakistan are in Group A of the Asia Cup 2023, along with Nepal. India will be led by Rohit Sharma at the Asia Cup in 2023. Pakistan is led by Babar Azam. Both sides have assembled a formidable lineup for the competition. Two teams from India, Pakistan, and Nepal will advance to the Super Four round from Group A.
India’s most recent T20I series was against Ireland. After winning the first two games, India won the series 2-0. The third T20I was called off owing to weather. Pakistan just finished an ODI series against Afghanistan. Pakistan won the series by a score of 3-0.
Recent Venue Records (Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele) Stats- One Day Internationals
- 36 total matches
- Batting first wins 15 matches.
- 20 matches were won by bowling first.
- The average score for first inns is 250.
- The average score for 2nd Inns is 202.
- The highest total ever recorded was 363/7 (50 Ov) by RSA vs SL.
- ZIM’s lowest total was 70/10 (24.4 Ov) vs SL.
- The greatest chase score was 314/6 (49.4 Ov) by SL vs AFG.
The team that wins the coin toss may opt to bowl first. Teams bowling first have won more games than teams batting first at Pallekele Stadium in Sri Lanka. As a result, both captains will be thinking about these statistics, and if they win the toss, they may choose to bowl first.