1st Test: Sri Lank decides to bat after winning the toss
KARACHI: Sri Lanka Captain Mahela Jayawardene decided to bat after winning the toss in the first test match of the series against Pakistan in the National Stadium here.
The debutants Sohail Khan and Khurram were given the test cap. Pakistan’s 12-man squad: Younis Khan (captain), Salman Butt, Khurrum Manzoor, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Faisal Iqbal, Kamran Akmal, Sohail Khan, Umar Gul, Mohammad Talha, Yasir Arafat and Danish Kaneria.
Sri Lanka squad: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera, Tharanga Paranavitana, Thilan Samaraweera, Malinda Warnapura, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Ajantha Mendis, Dilhara Fernando, Farveez Maharoof, Thilan Thushara, Suranga Lakmal and Prasanna Jayawardene.