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Malinga rested for Test series; SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN.

THERE is a change of pace for World Twenty20 finalists Sri Lanka and Pakistan as they meet in a three-Test series which starts tomorrow morning, writes James Milton.

Sri Lanka are 7-4 to win the first Test in Galle, with 20-over champions Pakistan 11-2 and the draw at evens.

With the fast bowler Lasith Malinga rested, all-rounder Angelo Matthews has been called up for the Sri Lankan Test squad for the first time.

Pakistan welcome back batsman Mohammed Yousuf and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq after the experienced duo withdrew from the ICL.


Yuvraj Singh smacked 131 off 102 balls in the first ODI
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jul 3, 2009
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