Pakistan who won the first Test against Sri Lanka in the three match series will be facing problems in the middle order in the second test as they will miss the service of middle order batsman Haris Sohail who is returning to Lahore due to an injury in patella tendon.
The second Test match will be played at P.Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo on June 25, 2015.
Pakistan won the first test by ten wickets at Galle last week. The seven wicket haul of spinner Yasir Shah played a crucial role in determining Pakistan’s win in that match.
Pakistan will be aiming to continue their winning streak, which will provide them an unassailable lead in this series.
Pakistan wins the toss and elects to bat first.
SL XI: Silva, D Chandimal, K Vithanage, L Thirimanne, A Mathews, D Prasad, T Kaushal, Karunaratne, K Sangakkara, D Chameera and R Herath.
PAKistan XI: Azhar Ali, Younis Khan,A Shehzad, M Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq, Y Shah, Z Babar, Wahab Riaz, A Shafiq, S Ahmed and J Khan
The pitch in Colombo will be pacer friendly, and this will also give an additional advantage to the visitors.
The match will begin at 10:00 AM IST, and it will be shown live in Ten Cricket and Ten Cricket HD in India.
Ten Sports live streaming watch here.
Willow TV is telecasting the match in United States of America. People in Pakistan can watch the match in Geo TV.
Viewers in Pakistan can watch the match live streaming on PTV Sports website here.
Sri Lankan cricket team is going through the toughest patches in history. The team misfired a lot in the last match, and they literally failed to put up a decent competition in any areas of gaming.
Captain Angelow Mathews is in a dilemma about the inclusion of Kumar Sangakkara, the 37 year old veteran in the playing eleven.
Many reports claim that he will play the remaining two test matches, and will also be the part of Test series against Indian in August.