The Sydney Showground Stadium has served up a sluggish strip that has aided the spinners and has progressively gotten slower as the matches have gone on. Thus, one can expect the slower bowlers to play pivotal roles come Tuesday as well.
There is more than a 50% chance of rain, meaning that the match could be curtailed significantly.
Pakistan are out of the reckoning for the play-offs and only have pride to play for. However, they would be aware of the damage that could be caused if they were to lose to an unheralded side like Thailand. The latter, meanwhile, has found it tough to adopt to the grand stage and though they have plenty of time to establish a foothold on the global platform, they too would be hoping to finish their campaign on a high and remind the world of their capabilities.