India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele Pitch Report And Weather Conditions For 2nd September 2023

The stage is set for the India vs Pakistan encounter in the Asia Cup on September 2nd. Here is the pitch report of Pallekele International Cricket Stadium and the weather conditions in Pallekele for the India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023.

It was a memorable day when these two teams met the last time. With the arch-rivals involved, we can expect an intense game with fans across the globe glued to their screens. Also, for both teams, it will be a solid preparation game ahead of the ODI World Cup. It is expected that one of these two teams might win the Asia Cup. Hence, there are chances that they could meet again. Nevertheless, here is a look at the pitch and weather for the first battle.

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele pitch report for India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023

Pallekele has hosted quite a few ODI games till now. Out of these games, it is the team batting second that has found the maximum advantage.


The average score batting first is around 248 here. This is a decent number and the batters, with their improved power hitting, can target a score of around 300. While the pitch offers a balance between the bat and the ball, as the game goes on though, the spinners are likely to find some assistance. Hence, spinners in the second innings can be expected to change the game.

Pallekele weather conditions for India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 for 2nd September 2023

The report for the weather is not the greatest on this day at Pallekele. While the temperatures would be comfortable at around 27 degrees Celsius, when it comes to rainfall, it is not good news.

Thunderstorms are expected on Saturday in Kandy. The forecast varies across the day and hence, we can expect more than one interruption throughout the game.


Nesara V Jagannatha

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