India vs Nepal Highlights, Asia Cup 2023: IND into the Super 4 with 10 wicket win, fifties from Gill and Rohit
Pallekele weather forecast
The weather forecast for Pallekele is 80% chance of rain in the morning and around 65% chances of rain in the afternoon.
India vs Nepal Match Details
- Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first against Nepal in Pallekele.
- Former India fast bowler Javagal Srinath is officiating in his 250th ODI as match referee.
- Jasprit Bumrah is replaced by Mohammed Shami in the Indian playing XI.
- Bhim Sharki has replaced Aarif Sheikh in the Nepal playing XI.
Rain has played spoilsport so far and the game has witnessed a few stops and starts. Stay tuned for live updates.
India Playing XI:
- Rohit Sharma (c)
- Shubman Gill
- Virat Kohli
- Shreyas Iyer
- Ishan Kishan (wk)
- Hardik Pandya (vc)
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Shardul Thakur
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Mohammed Siraj
- Mohammad Shami
Nepal Playing XI:
- Kushal Bhurtel
- Aasif Sheikh (wk)
- Rohit Paudel (c)
- Bhim Sharki
- Kushal Malla
- Sompal Kami
- Dipendra Singh Airee
- Gulshan Jha
- Karan KC
- Sandeep Lamichhane
- Lalit Rajbanshi
India beat Nepal by 10 wickets (D/L method).
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After gaining ODI status in 2018, Nepal was on the verge of losing it. However, they made a comeback and are now set to face India in the Asia Cup. Head coach Monty Desai believes this will be a fanboy moment for many Nepalese players.
Another start-stop on cards, India set to qualify for Super Four in case of a washout against Nepal
With heavy rain in Colombo, discussions are underway to explore alternative venues for the Super 4 stages of the Asia Cup. Despite the weather conditions, India is expected to qualify for the Super Four in case of a washout against Nepal.
India vs Nepal, Asia Cup 2023 tip-off XI
The Indian team is unlikely to make significant changes to their playing XI against Nepal as they need a win to qualify for the Super Four stages. Mohammed Shami and Ishan Kishan have been key players in the tournament so far.
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Source: Indian Express