SL vs PAK Day 3: Pakistan are on top as they surpassed the trail and take a 12-run lead on Day 2 of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd test. Just a 10-over’s game was possible on the rain-halted Day 2. SL vs PAK day 3 is also expected to be overcast and here, in this post, we present you the overview of day 2 and SL vs PAK Day 3 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo.
The opening day of this Test has been thoroughly dominated by Pakistan! A brilliant show with both ball and bat from them and that has propelled them into a commanding position. After Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat, they were rocked early. Abrar Ahmed shone with the ball as well and finished with a 4-fer. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 166 within two sessions.
In reply, Pakistan lost Imam early but after that, it was a solid show from Shafique and Masood. Sri Lanka missed some chances though. They didn’t take a review for lbw against Masood and that saved him and Shafique was dropped by Jayasuriya off his own bowling. Both of them kept finding the boundaries regularly. The visitors only trail by 21 runs on the Stumps of Day 1.
SL vs PAK Day 2 Overview
On Day 2, the morning session only allowed 10 overs of play, and rain intervened. Shafique and Babar both displayed a strong game and gave Pakistan the lead. Pakistan will be eager to maintain their bazball-type strategy since the weather forecast for tomorrow does not appear to be favorable. Shafique is very close to a century, while Babar has so far played some elegant shots in his brief stay.
However, there is still a lot of time left in this match, as Pakistan has a dominating lead with 8 wickets remaining. They are in terrific shape as they bowled out Sri Lanka in only two sessions and have scored more than 4.50 runs per over.
SL vs PAK Day 3 Weather Forecast
Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2023 | Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test match is being played at Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo from July 24 to July 28 starting at 10:00 AM Local and 10:00 PM IST.
ACC TO WEATHER.COM, the weather is predicted to be overcast and rainy throughout the day in Colombo. As the weather websites show, there are high chances of rain for Day 3 which would affect the match. A 50+% chance of rain is predicted in the morning hours and drops to 20% at mid-noon and in the evening. It hopefully ain’t going to eat up the complete day and we can watch some action. The Temperature in the morning is expected to be around 28° C and stay around 30°C for the day.
Winds with a speed of around 15-17KMPH will gust towards the Southwest. Humidity will also stay at the average rate of 80%. So, the possibilities of rain are there in the morning hours but we can hope for a pretty healthy and decent part of SL vs PAK day 3 of 2nd test match.
SL vs PAK Day 3 Pitch Report
An obvious flat track! The Sinhalese Sports Club Ground offers a batsman-friendly surface where spinners may effectively contribute by extracting turn and bounce right from day 1. On this field, bats who can successfully handle spin have an edge in terms of scoring significant runs.
As of now, Surface is gripping a bit but not as much that can beat the batter. Spin is helping and bowlers need to hit the right area to get a breakthrough.
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