Asia Cup 2023: Rains Dampen Hopes, But Reserve Day Offers Redemption

India (IND) scored 147-2 in 24.1 overs in the IND vs. PAK Super 4 Asia Cup 2023 cricket match.

The match was interrupted by rain, leading to its rescheduling to the Reserve Day.

Babar Azam won the toss and chose to field for Pakistan.

Shreyas Iyer was ruled out due to a back spasm, and KL Rahul replaced him in the Indian team.

Jasprit Bumrah returned to the playing 11, replacing Mohammed Shami for India.

The match took place at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Both India and Pakistan aimed to qualify for the final of the tournament.

Pakistan previously defeated Bangladesh in the second round, while India beat Nepal by 10 wickets (DLS method).

The first match between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup was washed out in Kandy.

A reserve day was available for this Super 4 clash, ensuring the match could continue from the same position if not completed on September 10.