KOLKATA: Skipper of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi has won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first warm up match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup at Eden Gardens cricket stadium, Kolkata, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
Shahid Afridi decided to bat first and gave his batsman to set mammoth total on scoreboard and boost the moral before group matches of T29 world cup.
Pakistan paceman Mohammad Sami, who received an ankle injury during net session yesterday, is unlikely in today’s game.
Shahid Afridi (c), Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babr Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khalid Lateef, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmad Shehzad, Mohammad Sami
Sri Lanka Squad:
Lasith Malinga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, T M Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay
The match will start at 14:30 according to Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
Warm-up match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka can be watched Live Streaming