Sri Lanka chooses to play first in the “rehearsal” game against Pakistan


Dubai: After winning the draw, Sri Lanka opted to play first against Pakistan in the “trial” match of the ongoing 2022 AFC Asian Cup.

We’ll grind first. You are lucky in the lottery, you never know what will happen. But our magic is to put the food first. It’s good that we play Pakistan once in the semi-finals. Two changes – DDS is coming for Asalanka, and Pramod Madushan debuted with Asitha Fernando. “We need to try our best squad before the World Cup and the final,” said the Sri Lanka captain. Dason Shanaka.

We’d hit first, too. Babar Azam said: “There are two changes – Shaddad and Naseem are not playing, Othman Kader and Hassan Ali are present. Shaddad should be fit for the final, we wanted to comfort them to try a different mix before the final.”

He played eleventh for Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Pakistan (playing eleven): Muhammad Radwan (W), Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmad, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Muhammad Nawaz, Hassan Ali, Haris Raouf, Othman Qadir, Muhammad Hassanein

Sri Lanka (playing eleventh): Pathum Nisanka, Kosal Mendes (W), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dhanushka Junathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dason Chanaka (C), Wanindo Hsaranga, Shamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madhushan, Mahesh Thikchana, Dilshan Madhushanka

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