Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Fri 29 Sep 2023 Kohli, Rahul slam tons, Kuldeep claims five as India hammer Pakistan by 228 runs India hammered Pakistan by 228 runs in the third match of the Super 4 Round of Asia Cup 2023 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Monday, September 11. The Men in Blue resumed their innings in 147/2 in 24.1 overs on the reserve day of the contest. They ended up posting 356/2 as Virat Kohli and KL Rahul slammed tons. Kuldeep Yadav then claimed five wickets as Pakistan were bowled out for 128 in 32 overs. India vs Pakistan Asia Cup Super 4 match moved to reserve day due to rain The India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo has been moved to the reserve day due to rain. Only 24.1 overs of play was possible on Sunday, September 10. The game will now resume on Monday from where it ended on Sunday. This is going to be one of the best World Cups in the past 50-60 years: Shoaib Akhtar Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, also dubbed as the ‘Rawalpindi Express’, has opined that the upcoming World Cup in India would be a wonderful extravaganza and one of the best World Cups in the last 50 years. India-Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 match called off due to rain after Men in Blue post 266 The much-hyped India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 match in Pallekele on Saturday, September 2 produced some fascinating moments, worthy of an Indo-Pak clash. However, fans’ worst fears came true in the end as weather played spoilsport and forced a no result. You have to be at your absolute best to face them: Virat Kohli praises Pakistan bowlers ahead of Asia Cup clash Former India captain Virat Kohli praised Pakistan’s bowling attack ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 clash between the arch-rivals in Pallekele on Saturday, September 2. Kohli opined that Pakistan have a very strong bowling line-up and stated that the batters will need to be switched on at all times to deal with the challenge. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka dangerous: Wasim Akram on favorites for Asia Cup Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram reckons that India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be dangerous in the Asia Cup since any team can win on their day. Akram recalled that many were predicting an India vs Pakistan final in the Asia Cup last time, but Sri Lanka came back from a horrendous start to clinch the title. Revised 2023 World Cup schedule confirmed, India to face Pakistan on October 14 After plenty of confusion and delay, the revised schedule for the 2023 ODI World Cup to be played in India from October 5 to November 19 was confirmed on Wednesday, August 9. Including the India vs Pakistan marquee clash at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, a total of eight matches have witnessed changes Kamran Akmal: Very important for India to accommodate Umran Malik in the playing XI Experienced Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Kamran Akmal reckons that India should find a way to accommodate tearaway fast bowler Umran Malik in their playing eleven. The 23-year-old Jammu and Kashmir pacer is part of the Indian team for the ongoing one-day series against New Zealand. However, he was not picked in the playing XI for the first two matches Tim Southee: Disappointing to walk away with a drawn series New Zealand captain Tim Southee has expressed disappointment at the two-match Test series against Pakistan ending in a draw. Bad light played a part in both Tests as the hosts escaped with a draw, leaving the Kiwis a bit frustrated. In the first Test, New Zealand needed 77 runs for victory with nine wickets in hand when the game was called off. In the second Test, the Kiwis were only one wicket away from victory, despite Sarfaraz Ahmed’s brilliant ton. However, Pakistan’s last-wicket pair of Naseem Shah and Abrar Ahmed hung on to secure a draw for the hosts.