Galle: Pakistan captain Younis Khan won the toss and put Sri Lanka in to bat in the first Test of the three-match series at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday.
Mohammad Yousuf has made comeback to Pak side after his brief stint with the Indian Cricket League.
Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Aamir and Abdur Rauf were handed Test debuts for Pakistan while Sri Lanka, who were without Muttiah Muralitharan due to injury, handed a maiden Test cap to Angelo Mathews.
Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (capt), Malinda Warnapura, Tharanga Paranavitana, Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Thilan Thushara, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath.
Pakistan: Salman Butt, Khurram Manzoor, Younis Khan (capt), Mohammad Yousuf, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal (wk), Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Mohammad Aamer, Abdur Rauf.