Sri Lanka will be looking to carry the momentum from the second ODI into the third match © Getty Images
Sri Lanka will be looking to carry the momentum from the second ODI into the third match © Getty Images

 

Dec 22, 2013

 

Pakistan takes on Sri Lanka in the third match of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series, at Sharjah, on Sunday.

 

Pakistan won the first ODI, but Sri Lanka came back in the series to win the second game and level the series at 1-1.

 

In the second ODI, Sri Lanka chased down a target of 284 runs with two balls to spare, as their tail enders put up a good show with the bat.

 

The bog news for Pakistan coming into this match is the return of Umar Gul. He is making a comeback into international cricket after nine months, and replaces Sohail Tanvir in the playing XI.

 

Teams:

 

Pakistan:  Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah-ul-Haq (w), Umar Akmal (c), Shahid Afridi, Bilawal Bhatti, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan

 

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kushal Janith Perera, Kumar Sangakkara (w), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Dimuth Karunaratne, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara

 

Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the third One-Day International match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka here