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SL vs PAK: Match Preview – Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test. Sri Lanka and Pakistan are set to square off with each other in a Test series. SL vs PAK 1st Test is set to begin on July 16 (Saturday). The venue of the match is Galle International Stadium in Galle.

SL vs PAK Test series will witness 2 games. Sri Lanka last played a Test series against Australia recently. In the two-match Test series, Australia won the 1st Test by 10 wickets. Sri Lanka won the 2nd Test by an innings and 39 runs. Hence, the series ended in a tie 1-1.

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Pakistan last played a Test series against Australia in March this year. The first two Tests of the series ended in a draw. Australia won the 3rd Test by 115 runs. Hence, Australia won the series 1-0.

In head-to-head encounters in Tests, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have played 55 Tests. Sri Lanka has won 16 games while Pakistan has won 20 games. At Galle International Stadium, both the teams have played 5 Tests. Both of them won 2 games while 1 ended in a draw.

SL vs PAK: Match Preview – Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test
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SL vs PAK: Match Preview – Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test

Sri Lanka 

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Dimuth Karunaratne. (Photo: Twitter)

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Dimuth Karunaratne is the skipper of Sri Lanka in SL vs PAK Test series. Sri Lanka has named an 18-member squad for the series. Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, and Dinesh Chandimal are some crucial players in the squad.

In ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table, Sri Lanka takes the 3rd spot currently with a PCT of 54.17. Sri Lanka has played 8 Tests so far, winning 4, losing 3, and drawing 1.

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Sri Lanka Cricket Team. Image: Sri Lanka Cricket/ Twitter

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SL Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Ramesh Mendis, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Prabath Jayasuriya, Dunith Wellalage, Jeffrey Vandersay.

Pakistan

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Babar Azam leads Pakistan in SL vs PAK Test series. Pakistan has named an 18-member squad for the series. Some key players for Pakistan are Abdullah Shafique, Azahar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammed Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, and Hasan Ali.

In ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table, Pakistan takes the 4th spot. Pakistan has a PCT of 52.38. They have played 7 games so far. They have won 3 games, lost 2, while 2 ended in a draw.

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PAK Squad: Babar Azam (C), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali.

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