Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan 1st Test – Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, June 15th, 2015 | 0

This is the 20th series among Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan since 1981. In the part of the Pakistan tour in Sri Lanka, they will play their first test match on Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at Galle International Stadium, Galle and match time was fixed up at 4:30 AM GMT, 10:30 Local and 10:00 PM IST.

First Test Match Details of Sri Lanka and Pakistan:

Match: Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan 1st Test

Match Day: Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 – Sunday, Jun 21, 2015

Kick Off time: 4:30 AM GMT, 10:30 Local and 10:00 PM IST

Match Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle

Live TV Channels:

  • Ten Sports
  • Ten Cricket
  • PTV Sports
  • MTV


Sri Lanka Squad for First Test:

KPerera, DilruwanPerera, R Herath, DPrasad, T Kaushal, Nuwan Pradeep, J Mubarak, Dinesh Chandimal, K Vithanage, Kumar Sangakkara, A Mathews, DimuthKarunaratne, L Thirimanne, DushmanthaChameera, K Silva.

Pakistan Squad for 1st Test:

Ehsan Adil, J Khan, Imran Khan, Z Babar, WahabRiaz, Y Shah, HarisSohail, S Ahmed, A Shafiq, Misbah-ul-Haq, Y Khan, Azhar Ali, AShehzad, Shan Masood, M Hafeez

Sri Lanka Cricket team:

  • Sri Lanka national cricket team in the 1996 world cup cricket champion and 2007, 2011 world cup runner-ups title winner. Sri Lanka have played 63 matches in their 13 world cup appearances and have 29 wins against 31 defeats.
  • So far Sri Lanka have been played 752 ODI match, 235 Test match and 67 T20 matches in their football history.
  • Sri Lanka is currently 7th at the ICC ranking with 96 rating points
  • Pakistan is the 1992 world cup title winner and become the runner-ups at 1999 England and Netherlands world cup.
  • Currently in the 6th at ICC world ranking.
  • Pakistan had played 840 ODI match, 387 Test match and 83 T20 match in this cricket history.

Head to Head in test:

So far both have played 45 test matches since 1981 and Pakistan won in 16 matches and Sri Lanka got success in 12 matches. And 17 matches had been finished as drawn. Most recent series was played at last year, there Sri Lanka got 2-0 match wins. Sri Lanka have not lose any Series vs. Pakistan since 2011.

In 14 matches with 88 wickets R Herath is the most wicket taker for Sri Lanka and as well as head to head most. And 66 wickets in 14 matches for Saeed Ajmal makes him most wicket taker for Pakistan against Sri Lanka

In 41 innings with 80.25 averages Kumar Sangakara scored 2809 runs and become top scorer for Sri Lanka against Pakistan and Y Khan scored 2019 runs in 43 innings of his 26 test match vs. Sri Lanka, makes him top scorer for Pakistan.


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