On the first day of the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Galle, the host team scored 80 runs and got 4 out. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first. Sri Lankan batsman Karunaratne was bowled by Shaheen Afridi in the third over. He scored a run. Kaushal Mendis scored 21 runs. His wicket was taken by Yasir Shah. Wicket-keeper Muhammad Rizwan took his catch.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first | 1st Test Match
Opener Fernando was caught out by Mohammad Rizwan off Hasan Ali for 35 runs. Yasir Shah’s ball on Angelo Mathews Safar was caught out by Prinsim Shah. Pakistan gave a Test cap to Salman Agha in the first Test match. Former batsman Mohammad Yusuf donned a Test cap to Salman Agha. Pakistan‘s squad includes Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan, Abdullah Shafiq, Salman Agha, Azhar Ali, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Muhammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi and Yasir Shah.
The Sri Lankan team is led by Damith Karunaratne. Other players include:
Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews. Apart from him, Kosal Mendes, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamendo Mendes, and Dick Vela are also included in the squad. Dinesh Chandimul, Ramesh Mendis, Mahesh Thikshana, Kasan Rajitha, and Vishwa Fernando have also been included in the squad. Fernando, Dilshan Madhushanka, Prabhath Jesurya, Danth Velalage, and Jeffrey Vandersoy are also part of the squad.