Warm-up Match – Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Warm-up Match Score & Updates | PAK vs SL Live Thu May 30, 2013
Match Overview & Live Updates
Misbah-ul-Haq at a press conference. Pakistan is all set to play its first of two warm up matches against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Warm-up Match – Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live | PAK vs SL warm-up odi live
Ground: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Date: Thu May 30
Time: 12:00 GMT | 17:00 PKT
Umpires: BNJ Oxenford (Australia) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire: RA Kettleborough
Reserve Umpire: M Erasmus (South Africa)
Pakistani team is seen in nets while Sri Lankan players are busy playing football.
After inspection, the ground has been declared unsafe to play and the match has been abandoned.
Pakistan’s Champions Trophy warm-up against Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Thursday.
With persistent rain soaking the Birmingham area, the umpires held a series of pitch inspections at Edgbaston to test the conditions, but the day-night fixture was called off at 1500GMT.
Pakistan’s last chance to practice before the tournament comes against South Africa at The Oval on Monday.
The next warm-up fixtures for the Champions Trophy are on Saturday, with India versus Sri Lanka at Edgbaston and Australia against the West Indies in Cardiff.
Watch this space for latest updates and match report of the warm-up match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka (Pak and SL) in Birmingham on 30th May.
With the last Champions Trophy officially starting on June 6th, Pakistan is all set to take on Sri Lanka in the first of total of six warm-up matches today on May 30th, 2013.
The team is confident to perform well against all opponents in the Champions Trophy especially after beating both Scotland and Ireland in ODI series in English conditions. Birmingham’s large number of Pakistan supporters should also help Pakistan team feel at home, their loyalty never wavering despite constant slights upon it.
Pakistan’s Edgbaston record is actually not remotely as spectacular as Misbah imagines. In all competitions, they have won six, lost nine and drawn three. They lost their last Test in Birmingham against England three years ago and also lost their last ODI on the ground in 2006. Misbah has never lost at Edgbaston – but then he has never played at Edgbaston.
The warm-up and friendly match between Pakistan vs Sri Lanka is being played at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Thursday May 30 at 12:00 GMT and 17:00 PKT in Pakistan.
You can catch ball by ball coverage with commentary and live scores along with batting, bowling and fielding statistics for the warm-up match of PAK vs SL here on Cricket.com.pk – You can also read Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match updates and match report after the match is over.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Squads
Pakistan Squad: Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Farhat, Kamran Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Shoaib Malik, Asad Shafiq, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, M. Irfan, Asad Ali, Wahab Riaz, Umer Amin, Abdul Rehman, Ehsan Adil
Sri Lanka Squad: Angelo Mathews (c), Dinesh Chandimal (vc), Dilhara Lokuhettige Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Mahela Jayawardene Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Sachithra Senanayake, Lahiru Thirimanne
England host the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy from June 6 to 23 with all major eight teams divided in 2 groups.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Warm-up Match Live Streaming of Match
Several TV companies are offering live telecast of cricket matches on internet, and watching this online is a safe bet if one is not near the television.
Check out the official online websites for live streaming of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka warm-up clash here:
1. espnstar.com/live/ (in India only)
2. sports.ptv.com.pk/livestreaming.html (in Pakistan only)
3. espn.go.com/watchespn/index#sport/cricket/type/upcoming/ (North America)