Abid, Nawaz In as Sri Lanka opt to Bat first in Final ODI

By Hamad Hussain
KARACHI, October 2, 2019 (SNN247.com) – Sri Lanka skipper Lahiru Thirimanne has won the toss in the final ODI and decided to bat first at National Stadium Karachi.

Sri Lanka have made three changes in the team which lost to Pakistan in the second one day international on Monday.

Sadeera Samarawickrama, Isuru Udana and Oshada Fernando are not playing today for Sri Lanka while Minod Bhanuka, Lakshan Sandakan and Angelo Perera are in for the all-important final one day international.

On the other hand, Pakistan have rested Imam who got injured during fielding in the second ODI and stylish opening batsman replaced him. Imad Wasim was also rested and Muhammad Nawaz got a chance.

Following are the playing-11 for both teams:

Sri Lanka Team:

Lahiru Thirimanne (capt.), Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Angelo Perera, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep

Pakistan Team:

Fakhar Zaman, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt. & wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Usman Shinwari




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