Asia Cup 2023: If the Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka match is washed out by rain, then who will India face in the final?


PC: The Indian Express 

The Asia Cup 2023 is about to end and the final of the exciting tournament is over and Rohit Sharma's Team India has already secured their place for the trophy. However, the second team in the final will be decided by the Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan match on September 14.

Sri Lanka is set to take on Babar Azam's Pakistan on September 14 to decide who will reach the final of the Asia Cup 2023, while Bangladesh is already out of the race. Meanwhile, the threat of cancellation of the match due to rain still looms.


PC: Current Affairs - Adda247

Many matches of Asia Cup 2023 have been canceled due to heavy rain and storm in Colombo and Kandy and the hopes of cricket fans to watch the India vs Pakistan Asia Cup final depend on the weather conditions on Thursday.

According to the Sri Lanka Meteorological Department, there is a 73 percent chance of rain and storm on September 14, making the Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka match more likely to be canceled due to bad weather. No reserve day has been kept for the match.


PC: Business Standard

If there is no result due to non-stop rain, it will eliminate the possibility of the India vs. Pakistan final of Asia Cup 2023. As per the current points table and standings, Sri Lanka will reach the finals. 

After Rohit Sharma's India, Sri Lanka topped the Asia Cup 2023 scoreboard with a net rate of -0.200, which is better than Pakistan's -1.892 net rate, The team automatically in the final if the game is washed out due to rain. Secures the place.

Facing India in the final, Pakistan's only aim is to defeat Sri Lanka and get 4 points in the Asia Cup 2023 points table.