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Pakistan wins toss, elects to bat in first test

GALLE, Sri Lanka : Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss under overcast conditions and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first test on Wednesday.   Pakistan has not played a test for seven
India TV News Desk August 06, 2014 10:44 IST
India TV News Desk
GALLE, Sri Lanka : Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss under overcast conditions and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first test on Wednesday.
   
Pakistan has not played a test for seven months but retained the same team that defeated Sri Lanka in the famous run-chase at Sharjah in January to level that series.
   
Since then, Sri Lanka has been on a roll and won the Asia Cup, World Twenty20 and the test series in England before losing to South Africa at home last month. Sri Lanka's most accomplished