ABU DHABI: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and decided to field against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 International here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain, wk), Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan
Sri Lanka's T20 squad was put together hurriedly, and they might not be sure of their best XI yet.
Sri Lanka: Dilshan Munaweera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Mahela Udawatte, Ashan Priyanjan, Dasun Shanaka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Thisara Perera (captain), Sachith Pathirana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Gamage
Dew could play a role in Abu Dhabi, but as it could impact both teams since it's a night game. The slow surface is likely to assist spin bowlers.