Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Test Series, Preview, Squads, Venue Details, Broadcast Details and all you need to know

 Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Test Series, Preview, Squads, Venue Details, Broadcast Details and all you need to know

Babar Azam-led Pakistan team has reached Sri Lanka to play the two-match Test series against the hosts. The series will start tomorrow i.e., July 16 (Saturday). Both teams are currently practicing ahead of the commencement of the first of the two-match Test series. Babar & co. has arrived in Sri Lanka almost a week before the start of the series.

Earlier, Sri Lanka drew a two-match Test series against the Australian team by winning the last Test match with a huge margin of an inning and 39 runs. So, Karunaratne’s men would be confident enough while going there in the middle to face Pakistan. Interestingly, this series is also a part of the World Test Championship 2023.

Here, we’ll talk about the complete details of this bilateral series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. It will include the venue details, timings of matches, broadcast details, squads, and all you need to know about the series.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Test Series, Venue Details

Galle International Cricket Stadium will host the first of the two-match Test series. Whereas Colombo Stadium is selected to host the last and second Test match of the series.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Test Series, Timings of Matches

First Test Match – July 16-20, 10.30 am (according to the Indian Standard Time)

Second Test Match – July 24-28, 10.30 am (according to the Indian Standard Time)

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Head-to-Head records

Total Matches Played – 55

Sri Lanka Won – 16 times 

Pakistan Won – 20 times 

Matches Drawn – 19 times 

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Squads of both teams

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Prabath Jayasuriya, Dunith Wellalage, and Jeffrey Vandersay.

Pakistan

Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (vc, wk), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hassan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood and Yasir Shah.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Broadcast Details

Both matches of the series will be telecasted live on Sony Pictures Network.

Bethive Staff

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