Pakistan Tour Of Sri Lanka, July 11-28, 2022
Venue – Galle International Stadium which hold’s capacity of 35,000 seating capacity.
Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka will be a quick tour between the two teams. The tour consists of 3 day warm up match, and 2 test matches. Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka played last at World Test Championship. As of now the Australian team is leading in the points table of WTC with 84 points 77.78 PCT. South Africa with second place with 60 points – 71.43PCT. Pakistan is in third place with 44 points- 52.38PCT.
Sri Lakan Squad
Dimuth Karunaratne as captain with members Mendis, Oshada Fernando, de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, and Niroshan Dickwella as a wicket keeper. Possible other members are Ramesh Mendis, Vandersay, Lasith Embuldeniya, Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Vishwa Fernando, Karunaratne. Bowlers are Mendis, Praveen Jayawickrama, Madushanka, Theekshana, Wellalage and Manasinghe.
Babar Azam as captain with members batsman Ali, Iman-Ul-Haq, Shafique, Alam, Masood. Bowlers are Salman, Ashraf, Ali, Nawaz, and Sarfaraz Ahmed as a wicket keeper. Possible other members are Haris Rauf, Shah, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Afridi.
Yasir Shah is now fit again for Test cricket. 36yr old leg spinner who has kept as sidelines for a thumb injury. National T20Cup from last year is named to Pakistan’s 18 player squad. Yasir, for the coming up tour of Sri Lanka. Who performed a Test in August 2021 become the instrument of Pakistan’s collection to win in Sri Lanka in 2015. Selecting 24 wickets at a median of 19.33, he comes into the squad on the fee for Sajid Khan.
“We have decided on this squad thinking about the situations in Sri Lanka and feature geared up the group with the quality viable resources,” stated leader selector Muhammad Wasim.
In addition, It was said spinners are boosted with help of Yasir Shah. Who proved himself as a healthy-winner in Sri Lanka on final excursion. Sajid Khan has made the honor for him. The bowlers squad consists of all-rounders spinners like Mohammad Nawaz and Salman Ali Agha and left-arm orthodox Nauman Ali.
Jul 11, Mon – Jul 13, Wed
Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI vs Pakistan, 3-day Warm-up Match
Jul 16, Sat – Jul 20, Wed
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test
Galle International Stadium, Galle
Jul 24, Sun – Jul 28, Thu
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test
R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo