Sri Lanka have named a 15 man squad for the upcoming 5 match, 50 over competition. There is no place for veteran seam bowler Chaminda Vaas who – despite retiring from Test cricket – continues to make himself available for all forms of one day cricket, Tillakaratne Dilshan is also missing for the start of the series with a finger injury. On a positive note Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga both return after missing the test series.
Sri Lanka Squad – Kumar Sangakkara (C & WK), Muttiah Muralitharan, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis, Thilina Kandamby, Malinga Bandara, Thilan Thushara Isuru Udana, Upul Tharanga.
Pakistan have Imran Nazir and Naved-ul-Hasan back in the fold after their spell in th ICL. After already playing in the test series Mohammad Yousuf also returns to the one-day squad after also ending his spell in the ICl.
Pakistan Squad – Younis Khan (C), Abdul Razzaq, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Anjum, Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal (WK), Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Yousuf, Nasir Jamshed, Naved-ul-Hasan, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul