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COLOMBO (Web Desk) – Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first T20 match today (Thursday) at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.


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Earlier, 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.