Cricket News sort by Pakistan vs Sri Lanka in UAE 2011-12

Dilshan has won the toss and decided to bat. Kumar Sangakkara will keep. Misbah says he would have batted first, but thinks the dew might play a role later in the day.

Pakistan have played a total of 35 matches against Sri Lanka at the United Arab Emirates. Pakistan won 21 of those matches while the Lankan side ended up victorious on 13 occasions.

Sri Lanka tour of UAE 2011, 1st ODI: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Nov 11, 2011. Match scheduled to begin at 15:00 local time (11:00 GMT, 4:30 PM IST, 4 PM PKT).

All-rounder Shahid Afridi has left for Dubai to join the Pakistan one day squad that will take on Sri Lanka.

Kumar Sangakkara's 27th test century helped Sri Lanka reach 245 for two and into a strong position at stumps on the first day

Shahid Afridi has been included in the Pakistan squad for the ODIs and Twenty20 against Sri Lanka.

Sharjah stadium will reemerge on the international horizon with the staging of the third and final Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka starting from Thursday.

Sri Lanka made seven changes from the Test squad who are trailing Pakistan 1-0 in the three-Test series when they named a 15-man squad on Tuesday for five One-day Internationals.

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets with a day to spare and took 1-0 lead in the three-Test series.