Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI: Ten Cricket, PTV Sports live streaming info and highlights

August 22, 2014, By M Sohini

Home team Sri Lanka is all set to take on Pakistan for the 1st ODI at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota on August 23, 2014.

The match gets started at 10.00 a.m. local time!

Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz (C) celebrates with his teammate Azhar Ali (R) after he dismissed Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara (L) during the opening day of the second Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo on August 14, 2014. Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test, the final one for the home team's retiring Mahela Jayawardene.

Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz (C) celebrates with his teammate Azhar Ali

Watch the match live on PTV and Ten Sports in Pakistan and on CSN in Sri Lanka. In India, the match will be live on Ten Cricket and Ten Sports HD, while Sky Sports will telecast in UK.

Watch the live streaming of the match on PTV Sports official website here.

For the 1st ODI, Sri Lanka will come with extreme confidence of winning the test series. The team has played 17 ODIs this year, of which they have won 13, which speaks volumes of the team work.

Watch the PAk vs SL 1st ODI live online here.

Adding to this, they are playing on their comfort zone, with players like Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga, and Kumar Sangakkara, all in good form.

Follow the cricket live score and ball-by-ball commentary on Twitter here.

For the ODI team, the selectors have got back Upul Tharanga for the opening, and green signal is on offer forth both Dinesh Chandimal and spinner Suraj Randiv.

The highlights videos can be watched here after the match is over.

The team will miss Sachithra Senanayake, who is out for ban, along with Ajantha Mendis. But with a strong lineup as this one, hardly things will be easy for the opponents.

Junaid Khan

The visiting team will have to get off the rust for this ODI as this is the first one they play since the March Asia Cup final. However, what they come with is the experience.

Pakistan has Misbah-ul-Haq to be assured of in the middle order, and their star and confidence remains in Younis Khan. Mohammad Hafeez did well in the warm-up match, so one might want to count on him.

What concerns the team is the bowling lineup, which may not include Junaid Khan, owing to an injury in the second test.

The selectors may call in Mohammad Irfan, who was left out from the tests due to injury. Saeed Ajmal will also be missing the first 2 ODIs, leaving a lot to be missed.


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