The official websites of PTV Sports and Ten Sports will be live sreaming the 1st t20 match beween Pakistan vs Sri Lanka being played today at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
The match starts at 7:00 p.m. local time.
Sri Lanka is without their stalwarts Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene and they are infusing fresh faces in the side.
Four debuts for them today, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dhananjaya de Silva, Milinda Siriwardana and Binura Fernando all make their T20I debut.
Surprise exclusion of Sarfraz Ahmed from Pak playing XI allows Mohammad Rizwan to keep wickets.
Teams are as below:
Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Chamara Kapugedera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lasith Malinga and Binura Fernando.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Ahmed Shehzad, Mukhtar Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Anwar Ali, Imad Wasim and Mohammad Irfan.
Malinga: ‘We were looking to bowl first anyway. The youngs guys have done well in domestic tournaments. Let’s see how they perform at the international level. The pitch won’t change much and hopefully, we will chase down whatever they post.’
Afridi says after the toss: ‘We are going to bat first. The pitch looks nice.
“We want to put a decent total on it. I don’t think it’s going to change much. 170-175 should be a good total on this pitch.’
Watch the match live on PTV Sports in Pakistan. The match live streaming in Pakistan only can be watched at its official website.
In India Ten Cricket, Ten HD will broadcast the match. The live streaming can be watched at Ten Sports website here.
In India Ten Cricket, Ten Sports will beam the matches. The live streaming is also available on Ten Sports website here.
The highlights video can be watched here after the match is over.