PAK vs AFG 3rd ODI: R Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report, Colombo Weather Forecast | Pakistan vs Afghanistan 2023: Pakistan will continue their dominant performance against Afghanistan in the third ODI match at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, on August 26, 2023.
Pakistan has defeated Afghanistan in the second ODI by one wicket, and They are leading the series by 2-0. Skipper Babar Azam has given a decent performance in this series, but his team could end up as the number 1 ODI Team in the world if they win the third ODI match.
On the other hand, Afghanistan played wonderful cricket in the second ODI after having a poor performance in the first match. They will try to continue the same momentum as it was in the last match.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be looking to play another terrific knock in Sri Lanka, whereas Skipper Hasmatullah Shahidi will try to end the series on a positive note before the Asia Cup 2023.
PAK vs AFG 3rd ODI 2023: R Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report:
The pitch at R Premadasa Stadium has a balanced wicket, favouring both Batters and Bowlers, but Batters will have an upper edge as the wicket is slightly more helpful toward them due to its flat and dry nature. However, the bowlers, especially the Pacers, could get some early wickets, whereas the Spinners can get a couple of wickets in the middle overs.
The average first-innings score in ODIs at R Premadasa Stadium is 225 runs, Which shows R Premadasa Stadium have a balanced wicket and batsmen and bowlers will get some assistance from the pitch.
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo ODI Stats:
Matches Played:- 140
Matches won Batting first:- 75 (51.72%)
Matches won Batting Second:- 55 (37.93%)
Matches won Winning Toss:- 75 (51.72%)
Matches won Losing Toss:- 57 (39.31%)
Highest Score:- 375/5 (India)
Lowest Score:- 86 (Netherlands)
Average Score: 225
PAK vs AFG 3rd ODI 2023: Maligawatta Colombo Weather Forecast:
As per Reports, There will be some patchy rain in Colombo after the morning. However, there will be cloudy weather during the match with no chance of rain, and the temperature is expected to be around 28 degrees Celsius. The humidity will be about 78 %, whereas Wind speed will be 17 km/hr.
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