Pakistan win toss, elect to bat in third ODI

The teams have won a game apiece in the ODI series AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Jun 13, 2012

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat first in the third One Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

Going into the game, both teams have won a game apiece and they would be looking to take a lead in this game. The two match T20 international series between the two teams was tied one all.

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.

Teams:

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.

Catch the live-score and ball-by-ball commentary of the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan here