World Cup 11th match was canceled due to rain The match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Bristol could not even be tossed. With the match being canceled, the two teams got 1-1. Now Sri Lanka and Pakistan have 3-3 points in 3-3 matches. Prior to this match, both of them had won 1-1, while losing 1-1.
In the table of 10 teams, Sri Lanka is in the third spot due to better run-rate and Pakistan in the fourth spot. The rain came before the match started. Because of this, it is not tossed between both the teams. After about 5 hours the rain stopped, the umpires inspected the field. However, seeing the playable situation did not happen, they announced the cancellation of the match.
Sri Lankan captain disappointed with match canceled
After the match was canceled, Sri Lankan captain Dimut Karunaratne said, “We came to play here. We are really disappointed with the match being canceled. We had won in the last match. We played really well against Afghanistan. If you start well you can keep that rhythm. ‘
Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said, “We wanted to play matches. Unfortunately, we can not do anything. We got one score before the match against Australia. Since the match against England, we have been in a good rhythm. Unfortunately, we can not play today. The confidence of our players has increased. Hopefully, we will play well against Australia. Every team is concerned about Pakistan. Australia is a strong team. We have to play better than them. ”
Sri Lanka never won against Pakistan in England
The previous encounter between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the World Cup in England in 1983 was at Handiglie. Then Pakistan won by 11 runs. The Sri Lankan team has failed to win against Pakistan in the last 6 matches. She got her last win in 2015. Then he defeated Pakistan by 165 runs So far 4 matches have been played between the two teams on England soil. The Sri Lankan team never won. During the Champions Trophy last season in 2017, both teams were face-to-face here. Then Pakistan won by three wickets.