Pakistan Regroup for ODIs Against Sri Lanka

After being humiliated in the Test matches, Pakistan take on hosts Sri Lanka for a three-ODI series, starting in Hambantota on Saturday.

updated: August 22, 2014 16:36 IST
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Pakistan will back themselves to win the ODI series against Sri Lanka.

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Hambantota: Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day series on Saturday hoping to gauge each other's firepower and bench strength ahead of the World Cup just six months away. (Shuffling of Packs on the Cards in ODI Rankings)

The two former world champions have been drawn in different halves for one-day cricket's showpiece that is to be played in Australia and New Zealand in February and March.

Pakistan, the 1992 champions, will look to bounce back after an embarrassing 2-0 whitewash for Misbah-ul Haq's tourists in the short Test series that concluded on Monday.

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