December 9, 2019 / 8:30 AM / a month ago

Pakistan v Sri Lanka test series

(Reuters) - Factbox on the test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which begins in Rawalpindi on Wednesday (times GMT):

    FIXTURES

    First test    Dec. 11-15    Rawalpindi (0500)

    Second test   Dec. 19-23    Karachi (0500)

    PAKISTAN

    World ranking: 8

    Captain: Azhar Ali

    Coach: Misbah-ul-Haq

    Top ranked batsman: Babar Azam (13)

    Top ranked bowler: Mohammad Abbas (18)

    Squad: Azhar Ali, Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Imam-ul-Haq, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah, Usman Shinwari.

    SRI LANKA

    World ranking: 6

    Captain: Dimuth Karunaratne

    Coach: Mickey Arthur

    Top ranked batsman: Dimuth Karunaratne (10)

    Top ranked bowler: Dilruwan Perera (29)

    Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Janith Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan.

   

    TEST HEAD-TO-HEAD

    Matches: 53

    Pakistan wins: 19

    Sri Lanka wins: 16

    Draws: 18

    LAST THREE SERIES

    2014 Sri Lanka beat Pakistan 2-0 in Sri Lanka

    2015 Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 2-1 in Sri Lanka

    2017-18 Sri Lanka beat Pakistan 2-0 in UAE

Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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