Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat in second Test

Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan said he hopes of a better batting display by batsmen in second Test Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Abu Dhabi: Oct 26, 2011

Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has won the toss in the second Test and asked Pakistan to bowl first at Abu Dhabi.

Pakistan have made one change, Abdur Rehman is in for Aizaz Cheema.

For Sri Lanka Prasanna Jayawardene is out with a groin injury and Kaushal Silva will replace him, while Dhammika Prasad is in for Nuwan Pradeep.

The first Test match between the two sides was drawn after a spirited fight back by former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara in the second innings who scored a double century.

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Taufeeq Umar, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal(w), Umar Gul, Abdur Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan.

Sri Lanka: Tharanga Paranavitana, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan(c), Angelo Mathews, Kaushal Silva(w), Rangana Herath, Chanaka Welegedara, Dhammika Prasad, Suranga Lakmal.