Post their ICC ODI World Cup 2023 Qualifiers in Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka will be shifting their focus to the 2-Test match series versus Pakistan. Sri Lanka recently earned a ticket to India for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 after they steamrolled past all their opposition teams in the Qualifiers.
In the ICC ODI World Cup Qualifiers, Sri Lanka were dominant from the word go. They will now be brimming with confidence ahead of their Test series versus Pakistan. The 1st Test match will be played from 16th July 2023 and it promises to ooze action and entertainment.
When the duo had crossed swords with each other in 2022 in 2 Tests, they had shared the spoils in the series. Pakistan had won the 1st Test by 4 wickets and then Sri Lanka staged a solid comeback and won the 2nd Test by 246 runs.
Babar Azam had finished as the top-scorer post the series after he mustered 271 runs in 2 Tests. The Pakistani skipper had an outstanding average of 67.75 in that series.
In the bowling department, Prabath Jayasuriya had topped the wicket-taking charts. He took 17 wickets in 2 games and finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series. For Pakistan, it was Mohammad Nawaz who was the highest wicket-taker.
In this article, we take a look at the complete schedule, squads and the live streaming details of the SL vs PAK Test series:
Schedule of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Test Series 2023
16th July- 20th July
Galle International Stadium, Galle
24th July-28th July
Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground, Colombo
Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Nishan Madushka (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Ramesh Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lakshitha Manasinghe, Praveen Jayawickrama, Asitha Fernando/Dilshan Madushka, Vishwa Fernando, and Kasun Rajitha.
Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Harish Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Ihsanullah, Abrar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim.
Where to watch the Test series between Sri Lanka vs Pakistan live on television in India?
The Test series between Sri Lanka vs Pakistan will be telecasted live on the Sony Sports Network in India.
Where to watch the live streaming of the Test series between Sri Lanka vs Pakistan in India?
The live streaming of the Test series between Sri Lanka vs Pakistan will be done on the SonyLIV application in India.