T20 series: First match between Pak and Sri Lanka will be played today
LAHORE: The first Twenty20 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore today.
All preparations for the match have been completed, with the possibility of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Mohammad Hasan joining Pakistan team. After Karachi, a series of three T20 matches is being started at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. The green shirts are still number one in the T20 rankings, the other is Sri Lanka which has won the World T20 title but is currently ranked No. 8.
The Sri Lankan youth team did a lot of training on Friday in Lahore. The green shirts also practiced well. Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has indicated that Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Mohammad Hassnain may be part of the first T20 in playing XI.
The match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will start at 6.30 pm according to Pakistani time. Earlier, the three-match ODI series was played in Karachi, Pakistan named 0-2, while the first ODI was canceled due to rain.