Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk |
Published:October 5, 2017 10:50 Sri Lanka won the first Test by 21 runs in a thrilling encounter.
- (Source: File)Pakistan and Sri Lanka once again square-off in the second and final Test at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, beginning from Friday.
- While Sri Lanka will be upbeat after winning the first Test by 21 runs, Pakistan, on the other hand, will look to strike back with full throttle.
- Among the batsmen Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne and Niroshan Dickwella were the stand-out performers in the first Test and the onus will be on them to help Sri Lanka post a big total and gain the upper hand once again.
- Squad:Sri Lanka:Lahiru Gamage, Vishwa Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Rangana Herath, Niroshan Dickwella, Roshen Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal.
- Pakistan:Wahab Riaz, Mir Hamza, Bilal Asif, Mohammad Asghar, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Usman Salahuddin, Haris Sohail, Asas Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sami aslam, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali and Sarfraz Ahmed.