Sri Lanka decide to bat first towards Pakistan in Galle Check

Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunartne wins the toss on the Galle Worldwide Stadium. Picture: PCB

GALLE: Sri Lanka on Saturday received the toss and determined to bat first towards Pakistan within the much-anticipated first Check of the two-match collection on the Galle Worldwide Stadium.

All-rounder Salman Ali Agha made his Check debut for Pakistan. Forward of the toss, Agha has been offered the debut cap by batting coach Mohammad Yousuf.

Yasir Shah and Mohammad Nawaz have additionally made their return to the nationwide aspect.

Batting coach Mohammad Yousuf presents the Test cap to All-rounder Salman Ali Agha. Photo: PCB
Batting coach Mohammad Yousuf presents the Check cap to All-rounder Salman Ali Agha. Picture: PCB  

The Check collection is being performed beneath the ICC World Check Championship Cycle of 2021 – 2023.

Enjoying XI:

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (vc, wk), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Afridi and Yasir Shah

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunartne (c) Oshanda Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Prabath Jayasuriya

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