PALLEKELE: Sri Lanka’s captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and elected to bat first in Saturday's second match in the five-ODI series against tourists Pakistan, SAMAA reports Saturday.
Pakistan’s side is unchanged except Muhammed Sami who has been replaced by left-arm seamer Rahat Ali. The injured Mohammad Sami who got unfit, is nursing a thumb injury.
It should be mentioned here that this is Rahat Ali’s debut in One Day Internationals.
The hosts Sri Lanka side are also playing with the same team.
Muhammed Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbahul Haq, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal and Rahat Ali.
Mahela Jayawardene(c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara(wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Thissara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga. SAMAA