DHAKA: Pakistan opted bat first after winning the toss in the final match of Asia Cup against Sri Lanka at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
He’s had a couple of injections and is all set to play through the pain. Sharjeel Khan and Junaid Khan return to the XI.
Misbah-ul-Haq continues saying chasing would be hard with the added pressure of the final and their fast bowling is their strength and in the night time it might do a little more. No Sohaib Maqsood and Abdur Rehman
Sri Lanka has one change with Suranga Lakmal coming in for Ajantha Mendis. Angelo Mathews rationalises they prefer their death bowling stocks enriched.
He adds they had to fight every single game and are playing very good cricket and hope it will continue.
Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Umar Akmal†, Fawad Alam, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Talha, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan
Sri Lanka squad:
MDKJ Perera, HDRL Thirimanne, KC Sangakkara†, DPMD Jayawardene, SMA Priyanjan, AD Mathews*, PC de Silva, NLTC Perera, SMSM Senanayake, RAS Lakmal, SL Malinga