Pakistan bat in first SL ODI

2013-12-18 12:57
Misbah-ul Haq (AFP)

Sharjah - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat in the first day-night international against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on Wednesday.

Pakistan gave a one-day debut to 24-year-old opener Sharjeel Khan, who also played in the 1-1 Twenty20 series here last week.

Sri Lanka started with paceman Suranga Lakmal instead of Nuwan Kulasekara.


Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Bilawal Bhatti.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Sachithra Senanayake, Seekkuge Prasanna.

Umpires: Johan Cloete (RSA) and Shozab Raza (PAK)

Tv umpire: Richard Illingworth (PAK)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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