Pakistan VS Sri Lanka 3rd Test JULY 2015
Last and the 3rd test match is going to be played on Friday. Two matches have been played. Last match is the decision making match because previous matches were won by both the teams equally. Pakistan had won the first test match while Sri Lanka had won the 2nd match. Sri Lanka won the last match by 7 runs. Pakistan couldn’t win this 2nd match because Pakistan couldn’t do well in its 1st inning. This 3rd match is really very important for both the teams because it will decide the winner of the series. Series contained total 3 test matches. Out of those 3 test matches, two matches have been played. Pakistan had won the 1st match against Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka did come back and won the 2nd test match against Pakistan. Series is now balanced by 1-1. Any team who will win this 3rd test match will actually win the series. Pakistan has the good selected team at this time to win this match. Pakistan has visited the Sri Lanka to play this series. Sri Lanka is hosting this series, it always has the advantage and edge over Pakistan of its home ground. This 3rd match is also at the famous stadium of the Sri Lanka. It will be at Pallekale International Cricket Stadium. Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium also known as Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Pakistan and Sri Lanka both are almost equal teams in all the formats of cricket. Even Pakistan is better in series because Sri Lanka has the addition of new players in this series. It can help Pakistan while Sri Lanka may have to pay high cost for this. Pakistan and Sri Lanka both have the chance to get better by winning this series. This series will really be affecting very much on the international cricket council ranking of both the teams. Since series is almost balanced up till now, both the teams are equally strong and have got the valid reasons to win this match. This 3rd match is basically directly related to the winner of the series. Any team who will win the match will also win the series. Pakistan and Sri Lanka usually have very long series. Also Pakistan and Sri Lanka have played a large number of series among each other in the history of both the teams. Sri Lanka is facing problem because it has some young and new players. This problem causes them to lose the first match, otherwise it would have won that match also. This 3rd match is rather worth watching because it is the final of the series and so handsome crowd is expected to come. Sri Lanka always has the advantage of its home ground. Sri Lanka has won the 2nd match only due to this reason and it is still very valid for Sri Lanka. Pakistan is playing at their ground.
Pakistan’s captain Misbah Ul Haq is much sure to win this series by winning this 3rd match. Misbah has got the overall balanced team for this tournament. Bowling of Pakistan is although strong but attack had not been proven very strong in the past match. Pakistan needs to stay on the wicket for the maximum time.
Sangakara has the ability to stay on the crease for long. If he manages himself in doing so, he will get the team through the tournament because to do score for him is not the big deal. Sri Lanka has the rather weak side since the last 2 matches. Sri Lanka will come up however some new strategic plan layout.