Pakistan vs Sri Lanka warm-up live streams Champions trophy 2013. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play the first warm-up game of the Champions Trophy 2013 on 30th May at Birmingham. Sri Lanka vs Pakistan warm-up will be televised as per ICC announcement. The match will be broadcasted by the official channel partners of the ICC.
Pakistan recently came up from the tour of Ireland and Scotland playing 2 ODI’s each. On the other hand, Sri Lanka haven’t played any recent international matches. Both the team will be looking to adapt fast in the England’s condition before the start of the tournament. The warm-up games scheduled gives both the opponent a chance to pick the right combination ahead of the tournament. Pakistan have a explosive bowling attack but their batting has been a concern for them every now and then. Even in the recent ODI against Ireland they tied the first ODI but the top order failed in the 2nd ODI.
Sri Lanka on the other hand have a balanced side with mix of both batsman and bowlers to strengthen the line-up. This will be the first big tournament for Angelo Mathews as skipper and a lot of pressure will be on him to lead the side to the top. Angelo Mathews, have pointed out the adapting to conditions will be the main concern for the team and these warm-up matches will definitely help them to do so. Sri Lanka haven’t been to practice much as most of the players were busy in IPL but Mathews believe they have a world class players and will give their best in the upcoming tournament.
Match Timings: 12:00 GMT | 13:00 local | 17:00 Pak Time
Live Streams Links will be updated here during the match!
The Key players to watch out will be:
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Irfan, Saeed Ajmal and Junaid Khan
Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jaywardene, Lasith Malinga, Sachithra Senanayake and Jeevan Mendis
15 member squad for the Champions Trophy:
Pakistan Squad: Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Farhat, Kamran Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Shoaib Malik, Asad Shafiq, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, M. Irfan, Asad Ali, Wahab Riaz, Umer Amin, Abdul Rehman, Ehsan Adil
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Mahela Jayawardene, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Jeevan Mendis, Kushal Perera, Thisara Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Sachithra Senanayake, Lahiru Thirimanne and Chanaka Welagedara.