Sri Lankan Cricket Team against Pakistan in the UAE in 2017: Pakistan Players to Look Out For

After facing defeat from the men in blue in all matches during the Indian tour of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan cricket team is all set to take over Pakistan and redeem its pride and prestige in the upcoming matches. While most of the players of the team are young and have immense potential, there are many experienced players in the team like Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella, who are going to guide the team and strive to win.

The Pakistan cricket team is also bucking up to brace the match with all their might. The team has been training hard so that they can give a tough competition to Sri Lanka. The team consists of some of the best players of Pakistan and here are a few players that must be looked out for:

Azhar Ali

With a great strike rate in both the test and one day international matches, Azhar Ali is one of the leading batsmen of Pakistan cricket team. He is an all-rounder who displays the same high level performance in bowling as well. He is going to make sure that he contributes to the maximum in the matches to come and make his team win.

Babur Azam

Babur Azam is one of the most dependable batsmen of the team. He makes sure that he lives up to the expectations of the team and has earned the maximum runs for his team in several matches against many rival teams. He wants to emulate the style of Virat Kohli along with ABD and wants to take inspiration from them.

Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfaraz Ahmed is the captain of the Pakistan cricket team and a great performer. He is well-versed with all the qualities of a keeper batsman. He discharges his duties effectively and efficiently as a captain and a fellow team player. He is chirpy and handy with his bat, which is admirable. When it comes to the order of batting, he loves to play as a floater.

Mohammad Amir

Mohammad Amir is one of the coveted bowlers of the Pakistan Cricket team. He was banned by ICC for 5 years, but since his comeback he has been maintaining his consistency with noteworthy performance. He is known to befuddle any line up of batting with the help of his deadly Yorker, slanting away swinger and in swinging curler styles of bowling.

Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz is one of the fastest bowlers of the Pakistan team. His game has been improving in every match. He is also a batsman, but his excellent bowling skills seem to overpower his talents at batting. He is a treasured player who fights with all spirits on the field to give a tough competition to the rival team.

These are some of the best players whom the Sri Lankan players must look out for. However, the Sri Lankan cricket team is no less prepared. The matches between these two team will be a great watch for sure.


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