WHANGAREI: Pakistan are to face Sri Lanka in the ICC Under-19 World Cup fixture at Whangarei on Friday.
The green shirts started their campaign on a losing note as they suffered a five-wicket loss at the hands of Afghanistan. The team bounced back in the tournament and thrashed Ireland by nine wickets.
Sri Lanka beat Ireland by seven wickets in their first match of the tournament’s round-robin stage but lost to Afghanistan by 32 runs under the duckworth-lewis method.
Pakistan U-19 (squad): Muhammad Zaid Alam, Rohail Nazir(w), Hasan Khan(c), Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Mohammad Taha, Ali Zaryab, Saad Khan, Muhammad Musa, Shaheen Afridi, Munir Riaz, Suleman Shafqat, Ammad Alam, Arshad Iqbal, Imran Shah and Mohammad Ali Khan.
Sri Lanka U-19 (squad): Kamindu Mendis (captain), Jehan Daniel, Hasitha Boyagoda, Thisaru Rashmika, Krishan Arachchige (wicket keeper), Kalana Perera, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Praveen Jayawickrama, Nuwanidu Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Nipun Malinga, Nipun Dananjaya, Nishan Madushka, Hareen Buddhila and Santhush Gunathilaka.
The match will start at 03.00 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).