Pakistan and Sri Lnka to lock horns today
India in the semi-finals
After losing the match against Sri Lanka, a new changed and energetic team India was seen during the do or die match against South Africa. India defeated South Africa by 8 wickets and reached the semi-finals. India will lock horns with Bangladesh in the semi-finals. The Indian team is confident enough that it will defeat Bangladesh and qualify for the finals.
The Indian bowlers have shown amazing skills in the previous match and the Indian batsmen are in their perfect form. India is now wishing for Pakistan’s win against Sri Lanka in the last group match. If Pakistan wins and qualifies for the semi-finals, it will be facing the hosting team England. India wishes for Pakistan’s win in this match and even in the semi-finals as it is confident enough that if Pakistan reaches the finals, it can be defeated easily.
Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka: previous analysis
Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the number of matches won and lost by both the teams is the same. Both the teams have won one match and lost one in the present tournament. The next match between the two will be a knockout match and the winner of this match will be qualified for the semi-finals where the hosts are waiting for them. One cannot guarantee who will be winning this match, as one team has a good batting line up whereas the other is all set with its powerful bowling.
Pakistan is dependent on its bowlers. If they will take few wickets in the starting of the match, they will be successful in building pressure on the opposite team. Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan and Mohammed Hafeez should take responsibility on their shoulders and do their best against Lankans.
On the other hand, Sri Lankan team is no less. Along with seamer Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara, the team has a powerful batting line up. Along with Captain Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal and all-rounder Thisera Parera, this team can beat even the toughest bowlers of the world. As seen in their previous match, Sri Lanka defeated the present Champions India in a high scoring match. So, it will be exciting to see who will be winning this match and reaching the semi-finals.
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