Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 Super 4, 5th ODI Match: Stats Preview of Players' Records and Approaching Milestones
Pakistani opener Imam-ul-Haq needs 24 runs to complete the milestone of 3000 ODI runs.
Babar Azam’s Pakistan meet Dasun Shanaka’s Sri Lanka in a virtual semi-final of the ongoing sixteenth edition of the Asia Cup. The fifth match of the Super Fours round is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Notably, team India have already qualified for the mega-final, while Bangladesh has been eliminated from the competition.
The Men in Green and the Lankan Lions have played two games each in this round with a victory and a defeat each for both sides. The Pakistanis beat the Bangla Tigers by seven wickets in their first fixture of the Super Fours before suffering a massive loss by a margin of 228 runs at the hands of arch-rivals India.
On the other hand, Shanaka’s side also defeated Bangladesh by a 21-run margin, before they too lost against Team India by 41 runs. The finalists of the 2014 edition, Pakistan and Sri Lanka would look to snatch a crucial and vital victory here that sends them into the summit clash. Rohit Sharma and his men await the winner of this exciting contest as the battle of Asia’s supremacy heats up.
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Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 5 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super Fours round of the Asia Cup 2023:
PAK vs SL Head-to-Head Record: Pakistan and Sri Lanka have met each other 155 times in one-day internationals and the Men in Green have dominated with 92 victories. The Lions have won 58 times with one game ending in a tie and four in no result.
107 – Fakhar Zaman (4893) needs 107 runs to complete the milestone of 5000 runs across formats.
24 – Imam-ul-Haq (2976) requires 24 runs to reach the landmark of 3000 runs in ODIs.
68 – Dimuth Karunaratne (7932) is 68 runs away from completing 8000 runs in international cricket.
4 – Iftikhar Ahmed (46) needs four sixes to reach 50 maximums across formats.
92 – Kusal Perera (5908) needs 92 runs to get to 6000 runs in international matches.
3 – Dasun Shanaka (97) requires three fours to complete 100 fours in ODIs.
6 – Dhananjaya de Silva (44) is six scalps away from reaching 50 wickets in the ODI format.
3 – Kasun Rajitha (97) requires three wickets to get to 100 wickets across formats.