Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka Takes the Lead Against Pakistan in Hyderabad

Sri Lanka Dominates Pakistan in Cricket World Cup: Hyderabad Shocker!

In the ongoing Cricket World Cup, Sri Lanka has taken the first bat against Pakistan in Hyderabad. Despite their initial setback against South Africa, the team is now strengthened with the return of their star spinner, Maheesh Theekshana, who was previously sidelined due to a hamstring injury.

Pakistan Strives to Maintain Winning Streak

On the other side, Pakistan is determined to keep their undefeated status intact following their commendable victory over the Netherlands in their opening match. The team has made a strategic change in their lineup for this crucial game.

Abdullah Shafique, the opener, has been brought in to replace Fakhar Zaman.

Pakistan’s Playing XI

Abdullah Shafique
Babar Azam (c)
Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
Saud Shakeel
Iftikhar Ahmed
Mohammad Nawaz
Shadab Khan
Hasan Ali
Shaheen Afridi
Haris Rauf

Sri Lanka’s Playing XI

Pathum Nissanka
Kusal Perera
Kusal Mendis (wk)
Sadeera Samarawickrama
Charith Asalanka
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dasun Shanaka (c)
Dunith Wellalage
Maheesh Theekshana
Matheesha Pathirana
Dilshan Madushanka