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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 1 – Probable XIs, Pitch Report, Weather Report, Key Players

Cricket is set to return to Pakistan after long as Sri Lanka set to touch the base for three One-Day Internationals and as many T20 Internationals. The nation is holding a 50-over bilateral series for the first time since Zimbabwe visited the country in May 2015. All three 50-over games will be played in Karachi, with the city hosting ODIs for the first time since January 2009.

The host will be playing their first bilateral series after the conclusion of ICC World Cup 2019 and Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will play their second having shown a superlative performance against New Zealand. The series becomes all the more interesting seeing the history two organizations cater. 

Pitch Report

The match is scheduled to be played at National Stadium in Karachi and teams chasing the target have been more successful at this venue. The same is expected in this match also.

Weather Condition

The weather conditions here will be cloudy with the possibility of scattered thunderstorm in the evening. The temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius, and humidity is expected to be about 70-80%.

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Probable XIs


Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Babar Azam (vc), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz.

Sri Lanka

Lahiru Thirimanne (c), Minod Bhanuka, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana.

Key Players


Sarfaraz Ahmed

Imad Wasim

Sri Lanka

Lahiru Thirimanne

Danushka Gunathilaka


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