Pakistan opts to bowl first in a top rank decider
DUBAI: Pakistan has opted to bowl first in the second Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka at Dubai International Stadium, ARY News reported.
Pakistan has decided to play with an unchanged team while Sri Lanka has made one change replacing Ajantha Mendis with Seekkuge Prasanna.
The match is of great importance for Pakistan as if they win, they become the No. 1 ranked Twenty20 side in the world, sending Sri Lanka to second alongside India and South Africa.
The playing XI of the two sides are as follows,
1) Ahmed Shehzad, (2) Sharjeel Khan, (3) Mohammad Hafeez (captain), (4) Sohaib Maqsood,(5)Umar Akmal (wk), (6) Shahid Afridi, (7) Umar Amin, (8) Bilawal Bhatti , (9) Sohail Tanvir, (10) Saeed Ajmal, (11) Usman Khan
(1) Tillakaratne Dilshan, (2) Kusal Perera (3) Kumar Sangakkara (wk), (4) Dinesh Chandimal (captain), (5)Angelo Mathews, (6) Thisara Perera, (7) Lahiru Thirimanne (8) Nuwan Kulasekara, (9) Sachithra Senanayake, (10) Lasith Malinga, (11) Seekkuge Prasanna