Sri Lanka are without veterans Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas due to injuries.
Both teams have agreed not to use super-subs in the three-match series.
Sri Lanka: Marvan Atapattu (captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Russel Arnold, Farveez Maharoof, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dhammika Prasad.
Pakistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq (capt), Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt, Naved-ul-Hasan Rana, Mohammad Asif, Rao Ifthikar.
Umpires: Steve Davis (AUS) and Asoka de Silva (SRI), Third umpire: Tyronne Wijewardene (SRI)
Match Referee: Alan Hurst (AUS)