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COLOMBO (APP) – After winning the Test and ODI series, Pakistan are ready to grab Sri Lanka in the first T20 match today (Thursday) at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.


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The match will begin at 07:00 PM (PST). The second match will be played on 1st August at the same venue.

With their brilliant performance, Pakistan won the both Test and ODI series after nine years against Sri Lanka in their homeland.

All-rounder Shahid Afrid will lead the Green Shirts in T20 matches.

Squads:

Sri Lanka: SL Malinga*, DM de Silva, PC de Silva, TM Dilshan, B Fernando, DSNFG Jayasuriya, CK Kapugedera, KMDN Kulasekara, ADMathews, MDKJ Perera†, NLTC Perera, MD Shanaka, TAM Siriwardana, JDF Vandersay, KDK Vithanage

Pakistan: Shahid Afridi*, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan, Mukhtar Ahmed, Nauman Anwar, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal, Yasir Shah, Zia-ul-Haq.