HAMBANTOTA: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International here at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is not playing today and his deputy Angelo Mathews is leading the side.
Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has also been rested Thus Chamara Kapudegedara and Isuru Udana replaced them
Pakistan made one change, replacing Umar Gul with Yasir Arafat.
Sri Lanka lead the two-match series 1-0 after winning the first game by 37 runs on Friday.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez (captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi, Khalid Latif, Shakeel Ansar, Yasir Arafat, Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Sami.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Chamara Kapugedera, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Isuru Udana.
Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SL) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL), TV umpire: Asoka de Silva (SL)
Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)