Rangana Herath (right) will be a crucial figure in Sri Lanka’s bowling attack after registering successful spells in the earlier ODIs as well as in the Tests © AFP
Aug 30, 2014
Sri Lanka and Pakistan battle it out on Saturday on the occasion of the third and final game of the ongoing One-Day International series at Dambulla. With the series tied at 1-1, both teams will battle it out in order to obtain a series victory that will undoubtedly give the winning side a mental edge over the other ahead of the upcoming World Cup.
The hosts beat Pakistan in the second One-Day International (ODI) by 77 runs at Hambantota. It looked all bleak for the Lankans when Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez took Pakistan to a commanding position after losing an early wicket. But they pulled things back in no time and went on to win the second ODI by a considerable margin.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (c), Tillakaratne Dilshan,Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Ashan Priyanjan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Seekuge Prasanna, Suraj Randiv, Thisara Perera.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad,Sharjeel Khan,Mohammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq (C),Younis Khan, Umar Akmal,Fawad Alam, Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali, Saeed Ajmal , Mohammad Talha, Wahab Riaz, Zulfiqar Babar, Mohammad Irfan.
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