By CricketCountry Staff
Colombo: Jun 13, 2012
Pakistan and Sri Lanka will lock horns in the third One Day International at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The series is level at one game apiece and the two teams would be eager to take the lead in the five match ODI series.
In the first ODI, Pakistan dominated Sri Lanka completely and sailed to a comfortable win. Sri Lanka bounced back strongly in the second ODI with Tillakartne Dilshan leading the way with a century.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat first. Both sides have made one change each. Pakistan have replaced Rahat Ali with batsman Asad Shafiq. While Sri Lanka have rested Rangana Herath and Sajeewa Weerakoon makes his ODI debut.
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Thissara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sajeewa Weerakoon, Lasith Malinga.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq.