Toss smiles on Younis, elects to bat

Published: Sunday, July 12, 2009, 11:27 [IST]
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Toss smiles on Younis, elects to bat

Colombo: Pakistan skipper Younis Khan won the toss and elected to bat in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval here on Sunday.

Sri Lanka kept the same team that won the first Test in Galle by 50 runs to take the lead in the three-match series.

Scorecard: 2nd Test: SL Vs Pak

Pakistan brought in all-rounder Fawad Alam in place of opener Salman Butt on a hard wicket that is expected to assist seamers on the first day.

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Sri Lanka 1 Malinda Warnapura, 2 Tharanga Paranavitana, 3 Kumar Sangakkara (capt), 4 Mahela Jayawardene, 5 Thilan Samaraweera, 6 Tillakaratne Dilshan (wk), 7 Angelo Mathews, 8 Nuwan Kulasekara, 9 Rangana Herath, 10 Thilan Thushara, 11 Ajantha Mendis.

Pakistan 1 Khurram Manzoor, 2 Fawad Alam, 3 Younis Khan (capt), 4 Mohammad Yousuf, 5 Misbah-ul-Haq, 6 Shoaib Malik, 7 Kamran Akmal (wk), 8 Abdur Rauf, 9 Umar Gul, 10 Mohammad Aamer, 11 Saeed Ajmal.


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