Sri Lanka send Pakistan into bat in first ODI

Sri Lankan captain Upul Tharanga won the toss and sent Pakistan into bat in the first day-night international in Dubai on Friday.

Published: 13th October 2017 04:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2017 04:46 PM   |  A+A-

Pakistani cricketers Ahmed Shahzad, left, Mohammad Amir, right, and others play soccer during a training session.|AP

By AFP

DUBAI: Sri Lankan captain Upul Tharanga won the toss and sent Pakistan into bat in the first day-night international in Dubai on Friday.

Sri Lanka, who won the preceding two-match Test series 2-0, had spearhead Nuwan Perera ruled out from the one-day series with a hamstring injury and inducted Lahiru Gamage.

The remaining matches will be held in Abu Dhabi (October 16 and 18) and in Sharjah (October 20 and 23).

Three Twenty20 internationals will follow the ODIs, the last in Lahore on October 29.

 

Teams:

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shahdab Khan, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan 

 

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Gamage, Suranga Lakmal, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay 

Umpires: Sundaram Ravi (IND) and Ahsan Raza (PAK)

Tv umpire: Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

ICC match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

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