Connect with us


Asia Cup 2023, IND vs PAK: Match called off due to rain, India-Pakistan share points

With this tie, Pakistan has officially made it to the Super Four stage while India will still have to beat Nepal in order to secure their place in the next stage of the tournament.





India vs. Pakistan Live updates: Match has been called off

The major update is that the game has been abandoned due to rain and the handshake between Javgal Srinath and Pakistani Skipper Babar Azam is showing the same. Such a disappointing end of an eagerly anticipated high-profile clash between arch-rival India and Pakistan is no less than an anti-climax for both the players and the fans.

With this tie, Pakistan has officially made it to the Super Four stage while India will still have to beat Nepal in order to secure their place it the next stage of the tournament.

9:54 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live updates: Rain shows no signs of stopping

Umpires are having one final chat with the groundsman and it seems like the rain has had the final say in this High-octane clash between India and Pakistan.

Pakistani fans and dugout look visibly restless as the downpour shows no sign of stopping and even the possibility of a cut-off 20-20 game looks really slim now.

Covers are still there in the field and the entire ground is covered.

9;15 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live updates: Rain is back yet again!

Just when we felt like we would finally get to see Indian bowlers in action, rain interrupted the play once again and covers were brought to the field. However, it’s not a heavy downpour as players haven’t returned to the dressing room and are having a chat on the ground.

9:00 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live updates: Play to resume shortly

The covers are being taken off and umpires are out there to inspect the field. Team India is coming to the field as well with Hardik Pandya taking the lead and Jasprit Bumrah doing some much-needed warm-up exercises. Virat and Rahul Dravid are still there in the dressing room while skipper Rohit is having a word with Pak captain Babar Azam.

We can hope for Pakistan’s chase to begin shortly.

7:50 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: India gets all out on 266, fails to play 50 overs

Naseem Shah concluded Indian Inning on 266 by dismissing Jasprit Bumrah who added 16 crucial runs for India. The tailender lost his wicket while trying to go for a big shot by clearing the midwicket but couldn’t generate enough power to do the same and got caught by Rizwan behind the Stumps.

With Bumrah’s dismissal, the Indian innings came to an end in 48.5 overs and now it will be Pakistan who will have to chase down the target of 267 runs in 50 overs to clinch their second victory of the tournament while Indian bowlers will try their best to not let that happen.

7:33: PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Bumrah’s cameo helps India get past 260

Bumrah’s effort helped India cross 260 runs in overs after Kuldeep-Shardul fell without scoring a big.

India are now 261/8 with two overs remaining and the target is now to zoom past the 270 mark anyhow!

7:20 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Afridi strikes twice, gets Pandya-Jadeja in the over!

Shaheen Afridi has rattled India by getting back-to-back wickets of settled Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja. The pacer gets two for the over as he castles Jadega Shortly after Hardik’s fall on 87 (90).

Afridi’s full and wide ball makes Jadega go behind it but all he did was edge the ball before it landed in Wicketkeeper Rizwan’s safe hands

India are 7/242 in 44 overs.

7:07 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Naseem Shah bowls good over, India 5/226 (41) overs

Pakistan takes a sigh of relief as Naseem Shah bowls a tight over by just conceding 5 runs. They would not want India to cross the 300 mark from here while India will try to do exactly the same.

India are 226/5 in 41 overs with settled Hardik Pandya unbeaten on 80* (83) balls

7:00 PM

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Pandya smashes Haris Rauf

Pandya Smases back to back three boundaries against Haris post-Ishan’s wicket.

India are 5/221 after 40 over.

6:51 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Ishan Kishan departs after playing brilliant innings of 82 runs off 81 balls.

Haris comes as a saviour for Pakistan by breaking India’s 138-run stand with his short ball that tempted Ishan for a pull shot which he miss-timed and handed over an easy catch to Pakistani skipper Babar Azam at mid-on.

India are now 5/204 in 38 over

6:47 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: India are 4/203 in 37 overs

It’s the 37th over and India has zoomed past 200 runs. Pandya-Kishan eyes 300.

6:30 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Pandya’s 50 puts India in the driving seat

After the early fall of wickets, the Indian middle order has proved its mettle by batting impressively while handling the pressure simultaneously. Ishan is now on 71*(72) and must be eying for a 100. Hardik too has completed his second consecutive ODI fifty and will try his best to continue his form.

India are 4/178 after 34 overs

6:07 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: India are 4/147 in 29 overs

Ishan’s beautiful yet mature inning is receiving well-deserved praise from each and every Indian fan present in the Pallekele Stadium. This is the youngster’s fourth consecutive fifty in the ODI format.

5:54 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: 5/127 (25)

The partnership between Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan is looking good as the pair added 67 crucial runs to the scoreboard with a decent strike rate. Afridi tries Pandya with a brutal short Dilevery but the Indian power hitter slams it away for a glorious four

6 runs come from the over and India is 4/127 after 25 overs.

5:38 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Ishan, Pandya rebuilds Indian innings

Nawaz bowls a tight over and only concedes three runs.

India are 4/92 after 18 overs

5:26 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Pakistan loses review, Ishan survives

After dropping a catch in the previous over, Nawaz came to bowl the 17th over.

As he gets the ball rolling and appeals for a DRS review for being caught behind Ishant, the umpire goes upstairs to check if there are any lines on the snicko meter. However, as Ultra Edge is showing no activity on the snicko meter, Ishan is surviving and Pakistan will be losing an impressive review.

India 4/89 after 17 overs

5:15 PM

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Haris castles Shubhman Gill, India in deep trouble

OUT! And Shubhman Gill’s struggle comes to an end.

Haris Rauf gets his second man with a full delivery that startled Gill who tried to defend in vain as the ball went right into the stumps after getting an inside edge off his bat

India are now 4/66 after 14.1 overs

5:00: PM

India vs. Pakistan Live score: India are 3/58 after 12 overs

The first six of the Indian inning come from Ishan Kishan’s bat and it is Haris Rauf who is on the receiving end.

India is now 3/58 and the 12th over has come to an end.

4:55 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Rain has stopped!

Well, the rain hardly lasted for a few minutes and the covers are being taken off once again.

Live action to resume shortly

4:45 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Rain interrupts game for the second time

It’s raining yet again in Pallekele and the covers are back. India is clearly on the backfoot after losing 3 crucial wickets on the score of 51 runs in 10 overs and must come prepared with a better plan to tackle the Pakistani pace attack by the time play resumes.

All eyes are now on Shubhman Gill 11* (24) and Ishan Kishan 2*(6)

4;30 PM:  

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Haris Rauf gets his first wicket, Sheryas departs

After Virat-Rohit, It’s Shreyas who has left the Indian fans disappointed after he departs by giving an easy catch to the midwicket fielder Fakhar Zaman.

After having an electrifying start by hitting back-to-back boundaries, Sharyas walks towards the dugout after scoring 14 (9) as India struggles on 3/48 after 10 overs.

4;08 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Shaheen gets Rohit-Virat, India in Trouble

After casting skipper Rohit Sharma, Shaheen has claimed Virat’s wicket as well.

Virat tried to guide the ball towards the third man but miscalculated the pace before getting a huge inside edge that caused the ball to smash right into the stumps. He made 4 Runs on (7) Balls. India is now 2/34 in 7.2 overs with Shubhman 1* (12) and Sheryas 5* (4) out in the field.

Pakistani fans are delighted and why shouldn’t they be?

4:00 PM:

India vs. Pakistan Live score: Rohit Sharma out! India are 1/15 after 5 overs

Shaheen Afridi has done it again.

Shaheen Afridi’s good length ball gets Rohit Sharma yet again, The Indian Skipper fails to defend as the ball rips through the outside edge stump.

3:43 PM:

India vs Pakistan Live score: Rain has stopped! game to begin shortly

Fans cheer in excitement as the heavy downpour is reduced to drizzle and groundsmen are peeling off the covers. With the Sun sneaking from between the dark clouds, Rohit and Subhman are getting ready to march into the ground once again.

3:27 PM:

India vs Pakistan Live score: Rain halts the Play, India are 0/15 after 4.2 overs

As expected, rain has made its unwanted entry into the Pallekle International Stadium and pushed the players off the field.

Fans look frustrated as covers are being called off

3:18 PM: 

India vs Pakistan Live score: India is 0/14 after 3 overs

Shaheen Afridi’s inswinger is flicked away for a four by the Indian skipper. Afridi kickstarted his second over by bowling wide down the leg side, Rohit swung his bat but got beaten. 5 runs from the over

India vs Pakistan Live score: India 0/6 after 01 over

Rohit Sharma Smashes a four off Shaheen Afridi to get off the mark on the second ball of the game.

Rohit – 5*(5) , Shubhman 0* (1)  after 1 over3:00 PM:

Rohit-Shubhman are out in the middle

National Anthems are over and so is the fan’s wait as Rohit Sharma and Shubahman Gill are walking towards the ground and will be soon out in the middle to face Pakistani star Pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Rohit will be taking the first strike.

2: 55 PM:

National Anthems of both teams begin

Fans, cricketers, and umpires get lined up for the national anthems of India and Pakistan moments before the commencement of the game.

2:51 PM:

The boys are ready!

Pakistani team gathers ahead of the beginning of the clash

2: 38 PM:

India has won the toss!

Indian Skipper Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to bat first.

2:38 PM:

IND vs PAK live updates

New Delhi: Hello and welcome to our live over-by-over coverage of the 3rd match of the Aisa Cup 2023 where India will kick start their Tournament against arch-rival Pakistan at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

With cricket fans already buzzing in excitement for the highly awaited clash between the two Asian giants to begin at 3 PM (Indian Standard Time), we will be keeping you updated with each and everything about the match.