Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka [Last Group Stage Match Preview]: ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Pakistan team make so many changes over the past few years, Only Shoaib Malik who has remained stable. He is technically sound batsman who can attack and defense whenever it is needed, Malik is a match-winner cricketer against any team. If he fire quick runs, and bat for a long period it will help team a lot. Experience and seniority is Invaluable resource for a team. Dinesh Chandimal who can handle the pressure and has also made good run.  He rescued his team from various collapses, and also have the ability to accelerate and switch gears at any point.

Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan 12th Match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Match: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan

Group: Group B

Date: June 12 2017

Day: Monday,

Venue: The Oval, London

PAK - SRI ICC Champions trophy 2017

Live TV Channel:

Australia: Channel 9, Fox Sports

India: Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1,  Star Sports HD2, Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD3, Star Sports 3,

New Zealand: SkySports, Sky Sports NZ

Afghanistan: Lemar TV, Star Sports India

Bangladesh: GTV, Star Sports India

Sri Lanka:  Star Sports India, SLRC Channel Eye

Pakistan: Ten Sports, PTV Sports, Star Sports India

United Kingdom: ITV 1 & 4, SkySports

USA: ESPN3, Willow TV

Pakistan Squad:

Mohammad Hafeez (c), Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Amir, Azhar Ali, Rahat Ali, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Nawaz

Sri Lanka Squad:

Rangana Herath, Kaushal Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Pradeep, Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushmantha Chameera,  Lahiru Kumara, Vikum Sanjaya

Head to Head: Pakistan well Ahead in head-to-head matches 84 to 58, Pakistan played 147 matches against Sri Lanka and maximum record at home, and in the UAE

Key facts: 

In previous Champions Trophies Pakistan has won two games out of three Match played against Sri Lanka

With strike rate of 75.87 Azhar Ali averages 48.22 against Sri Lanka

Pakistan has won 3 match played against Lankan in England

Sri Lanka:

14th November 2016: Zimbabwe v S. Lanka – Lankan won by 8 wickets

23th November 2016: S. Lanka v West Indies – Lankan won by 1 run

27th November 2016: Zimbabwe v S. Lanka – Lankan won by 6 wickets

21th November 2016: Zimbabwe v S. Lanka – No result

16th November 2016: S. Lanka v West Indies – West Indies won by 62 runs

Pakistan:

15th January 2017: Australia v PAK – Australia won by 92 runs

13th January 2017: Australia v PAK – The green shirts won by 6 wickets

5th October 2016: PAK v West Indies – The green shirts won by 136 runs

2th October 2016: PAK v West Indies – The green shirts by 59 runs

30th September 2016:  PAK v West Indies – The green shirts won by 111

Prediction: The Green Armies should be favorites of this event. Both team passing bad times but should keep ahead PAK team due to their good bowling lineup and average batting order where as the Lions don’t have any icon cricketer who can defend for the team. Ultimately this matches prediction going to PAK side and they have 80% chance to win the game and get 3 points to change the point table.