Sri Lanka has made their preparations strongly and has announced an 18-man squad for the two-match Test series against Pakistan at home. The series begins with the First Test in Galle on Saturday, 16 July, with the teams traveling to Colombo for the Second Test starting on 24 July.
Sri Lanka Squads details against Pakistan
Test Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Chandimal (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Prabath Jayasuriya, Dunith Wellalage, Jeffrey Vandersay
Pakistan Squads details against Sri Lanka
Test Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah.
Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan Schedule
|Jul 11, Mon – Jul 13, Wed||Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI vs Pakistan, 3-day Warm-up Match||TBC, TBC||4:30 AM||10:00 AM|
|Jul 16, Sat – Jul 20, Wed||Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test||Galle International Stadium, Galle||4:30 AM||10:00 AM|
|Jul 24, Sun – Jul 28, Thu||Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||4:30 AM||10:00 AM|