The second match of Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 between India and Pakistan will be played on September 10th at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. A lot of old numbers and interesting records come to light before this game. In the same episode, such a record came out that it can be said that Team India is now out for revenge. In fact, this is the second time India and Pakistan have played each other at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Previously, there was a duel at the 2004 Asian Cup in which Pakistan won by 59 runs. Now, after 19 years, Team India will look to settle old scores.
What happened 19 years ago?
In fact, this was the occasion of the 2004 Asian Cup when India and Pakistan met in Colombo. Pakistan played first in that game, scoring 300 runs for 9 wickets. Shoaib Malik played an excellent inning of 143 runs. In response, Team India was only able to score 241 runs. Malik also won two wickets at bowling. After that, in 2010 in Dambulla, India defeated Pakistan on Sri Lankan soil, but the pain of defeat in Colombo is still alive in the minds of Indian fans.
What is the balance of India and Pakistan in Sri Lanka?
Although there were a total of four India-Pakistan matches in Sri Lanka, two matches were washed away due to rain in 1997. After that, Pakistan defeated India in 2004. Then, in 2010, India defeated Pakistan. Speaking of personal record, India has played a total of 66 matches on Sri Lankan soil, winning 31 and losing 28. 7 games were also inconclusive. As for Pakistan, it has played 42 matches in Sri Lanka, winning 18 and losing 20. During four games there was no result.
In the current Asian Cup, India and Pakistan were in Group A, along with Nepal in the group stage. The group stage game between the two was played in Kandy, which could not be completed due to rain. After that, both India and Pakistan advanced to the Super 4 by beating Nepal. In the first Super 4 game, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh. Now we have to see what Pakistan does against India. If he wins this match, he makes it to the final. Otherwise, the competition can be interesting.
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