- If the opening fixture of the Asia Cup is anything to go by, then this tournament promises to be a cracker. Do join us for the second game where the hosts, Bangladesh cross swords with India tomorrow. Until then, take care, adios!
Toss : Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first
Umpires : Johanes Cloete (South Africa) and Bruce Oxenford (Australia)
TV umpire : Anisur Rahman (Bangladesh)
Match referee : Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)
Pakistan : Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Umar Akmal(wk), Shahid Afridi, Bilawal Bhatti, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan.
Sri Lanka : Kushal Janith Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kumar Sangakkara(wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews(c), Chaturanga de Silva, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal.