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Pakistan won the toss and chose to field first in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium on Thursday.

Following a complete washout on the first day, the Test will commence on the second day at 11.30am (local time) with 72 overs scheduled for the day.

The teams:

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep.

Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar.

Umpires: Richard Illingworth (England), Paul Reiffel (Australia), TV umpire: Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand), Match Referee: Chris Broad (England).