Pakistan v Sri Lanka in UAE, 2017 Schedule, Team Squad Player List- The cricket team of Srilanka is scheduled for a tour of the United Arab Emirates in this September and October 2017. This tour consists of two test matches, five one day internationals, three T-20 internationals against the cricket team of Pakistan. In August 2017 the president of Srilanka cricket board Mr. things sumathipala said that he would like to play at least one of the three T-20 matches in Lahore, Pakistan during October.
In 2009 the Sri Lankan team were attacked by terrorists while they were travelling to Gaddafi stadium in Lahore for their match. After this incident in 2017, it is official that the final T-20 match of the series will be played in Lahore and also the second test match is to be played as a day-night match, this is the first day-night test for Srilanka
Pakistan v Sri Lanka Team Squad
Squads of both countries are not officially announced but we are hoping the same squad as it was in ICC champions trophy for both the countries. The retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq leads Pakistan to select Sarfaraz Ahmed as their mew captain
Srilankan squad– the following squad is as same as the ICC champions trophy 2017 squad
- Angelo Mathews Captain
- Upul Tharanga Vice-Captain
- Dinesh Chandimal
- Dhananjaya de Silva
- Niroshan Dickwella Wicketkeeper
- Nuwan Pradeep
- Asela Gunaratne
- Danushka Gunathilaka
- Nuwan Kulasekara
- Suranga Lakmal
- Lasith Malinga
- Kusal Mendis
- Thisara Perera
- Seekkuge Prasanna
- Lakshan Sandakan
- Chamara Kapugedera
- Kusal Perera
Pakistan squad- the following squad is the same winning squad of ICC champions trophy 2017 the only change is Sarfaraz Ahmed as the new captain.
- Sarfraz Ahmed Captain/Keeper
- Ahmed Shehzad
- Azhar Ali
- Babar Azam
- Faheem Ashraf
- Fakhar Zaman
- Haris Sohail
- Hasan Ali
- Imad Wasim
- Junaid Khan
- Mohammad Amir
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Rumman Raees
- Shadab Khan
- Shoaib Malik
- Umar AkmalWithdrawn Player
- Wahab RiazWithdrawn Player
Pakistan v Sri Lanka Match Schedule Fixture
This tour of Srilanka in the United Arab Emirates consists total 10 international matches which is divided in two test matches , five one day international matches and three T-20 matches.
The first test will start on 28th September and will end after 5 days on 2nd October. This is the very first match of the tour and it will be played in Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
The 2nd and last test match of this tour is after 4 days on 6th October and it will end on 10th October and it will be played in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
The first one day international of this tour is on 13th October and it will be played in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
The 2nd ODI is on 16th October and it will be played in Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
3rd ODI is on 18th October at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
4th ODI is on 20th October at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
The last ODI is on 23rd October at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
The first T-20 match is on 26th October at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
The 2nd T-20 match is on 27th October at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
The third and the last match of the tour is on 29th October at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
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