Pakistan v Sri Lanka betting tips for Champions Trophy 2017 can be found at the end of this article. The final game of the league stage of the 2017 Champions Trophy will be played on Monday, June 12.
Venue: Cardiff, Wales
Time: 10.30 am local (3 pm India time)
The competition is interestingly poised and is expected to go right down to the wire as far as the qualification for the semi-finals of the tournament is concerned.
As things stand, all four teams in the group, India, South Africa, Pakistan and Sri Lanka can make it to the semi-finals, and a lot could depend on the result of the game between India and South Africa that will be played on Sunday.
The two things that are sure are that the two sides, Sri Lanka and Pakistan will take a lot of confidence going into this game given their shock wins against India and South Africa respectively.
But more importantly, whatever is the result of the India-South Africa encounter, exactly one team from between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be going through to the semi-finals.
Who will it be? Pakistan or Sri Lanka? Get your Pakistan v Sri Lanka betting tips for this Champions Trophy game below.
Having beaten South Africa, the number one side in the world, you would expect Pakistan to make no changes to their playing XI. Fakhar Zaman to retain his spot ahead of Ahmed Shehzad.
Pakistan’s expected playing XI:
Azhar, Zaman, Hafeez, Azam, Malik, Sarfaraz, Imad, Shadab, Hasan, Amir, Junaid.
Sri Lanka also won their previous game but it came at a cost. They lost Kusal Perera to an injury after having earlier suffered a fitness issue for Chamara Kapugedera. It will be interesting to see who comes in for them with Seekugge Prasanna being an option.
Sri Lanka’s expected playing XI:
Dickwella, Gunathilaka, Mendis, Chandimal, Mathews, Gunaratne, Prasanna, T Perera, Lakmal, Malinga, Pradeep
Pakistan v Sri Lanka head to head in ODIs:
Pakistan lead the head to head by a strong 84-58 scoreline against Sri Lanka. In more recent times, Sri Lanka are 6-4 on head to head against Pakistan.
Pakistan v Sri Lanka betting tips:
Pakistan to win: 8/11
Zaman to top-score for Pakistan: 7/2
Mathews to top-score for Sri Lanka: 9/2