- 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 .