Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: 1st day wasted due to rain

Match could not be played on the 1st day of first test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at SSC Ground Colombo. The has been called off now by the umpires Rudi Koertzen and Steve Davis. Match is now squeezed to four day match. To compensate the loss of one day play time is extended for remaining days and match will start hour an hour earlier than its scheduled time.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play two test match in the series, Pakistan has already won ODI series by 2-0. First match from One Day series also ended as No Result match due to heavy rain in second innings.

Expected teams from the both sides are:

Sri Lanka

  1. Sanath Jayasuriya
  2. Upal Tharanga
  3. Kumara Sangakkara (wk)
  4. Mahela Jayawardene (capt)
  5. Tillekeratne Dilshan
  6. Thilan Samaraweera
  7. Malinga Bandara
  8. Farvez Maharoof
  9. Dilhara Fernando
  10. Lasith Malinga
  11. Muttiah Muralitharan

Pakistan

  1. Imran Farhat
  2. Shoaib Malik
  3. Younis Khan
  4. Inzamam-ul-Haq (capt)
  5. Faisal Iqbal
  6. Shahid Afridi
  7. Abdul Razzaq
  8. Kamran Akmal (wk)
  9. Rana Naved-ul-Hasan
  10. Mohammad Asif
  11. Danish Kaneria

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