Sri Lanka Tour of Pakistan – Squads, Venues, Past Records

ri Lanka Tour of Pakistan Test Series 2019

Complete Details of  Squads, Venues, Past Records, Tickets Availability, Ticket Prices & Schedules for Sri Lanka Tour of Pakistan Test Series 2019. 

With test cricket returning after ten long years to Pakistan with Sri Lanka touring Pakistan for test matches. Sri Lanka was the last team who visited Pakistan in 2009 for a test match before that incident took place of attack on the Sri Lankan team.

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka Test Match Record (Overall)

Over All Pakistan have an edge over Sri Lanka when we look at test matches played with Pakistan winning 19 of the 53 test matches played by two teams and lost 16.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka - Overall Test Match Record
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – Overall Test Match Record

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka Test Match Record (In Pakistan)

But when you look at test matched played in Pakistan between Sri Lanka and Pakistan results tilt in favor of the Sri Lanka as their winning percentage increase in Pakistan as compared to overall record.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka - Test Match Record in Pakistan
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – Test Match Record in Pakistan

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka Test Squads 2019

Sri Lanka Test Squad for Pakistan 2019

Sri Lanka announced squad for Pakistan test matches if of full strength as compared to team who traveled Pakistan for limited over matches. Return of test captain regular captain Dimuth Karunaratne and seasoned campaigners like Angelo Matthews and Dinesh Chandimal formed a formidable side.

Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Oshada Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara,  Kusal Janith Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perera, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha and Lakshan Sandakan Kusal Mendis,

Pakistan Test Squad against Pakistan 2019

Pakistan maintained almost their same squad which faced Australia in Australia lately. only two changes includes middle order batsman Fawad Alam who gets a recall after 10 long years. One of the top scorers in domestic cricket this season his selection will strengthen the middle order. Usman Shinwari also gets hi first test call up for Pakistan.

Azhar Ali (captain), 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.

Pakistan & Sri Lanka record at Venues

Pakistan had played 08 test matches at Rawalpindi cricket Stadium winning 03 & losing 03. Rawalpindi cricket stadium hosted both team once and test match resulted in win for Sri Lankan Team.

Venue for the second test match is National Stadium Karachi. Pakistan had played 41 test matches at this venue and won 21 while losing only 2 test matches, as other 18 matches yielded no result.

Sri Lanka had never won a test match at National Stadium Karachi. They have played 5 test matches and lost 4 of them.

Ticket Prices & Sales Center for Sri Lanka Tour of Pakistan 2019 Test Series

PCB has announced availability of tickets for Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka test from Dec 07, 2019. Tickets can also be bought from TCS franchises in Rawalpindi from Dec 07, 2019 and in Karachi from Dec 09, 2019.

Ticket price set by PCB is Rs. 50 to encourage more crowds on this historic occasion of test cricket returning to Pakistan.

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