After winning the ODI series, the Pakistani team was dealt with a shock defeat in the first T-20 international as the action shifted from Karachi to the Gaddafi stadium Lahore.
The series is significant as this is the first series that is taking place in Pakistan and the crowds have shown their enthusiasm by turning out in numbers.
The ODI series was all about Pakistan showing their dominance on their home turf, but in the shorter format they were exposed by a Sri Lankan team that played fearless cricket.
Danushka Gunathalika was the star of the show by scoring 57 against a strong bowling lineup. Nuwan Pradeep and Isuru Udana then chipped in with 3 wickets each.
This match is going to be a good chance for Pakistan to revive their T-20 form and get back to winning ways.
The pitch was slow in the first game and is again expected to be a slow one with no expectations of rain. Isuru Udana exploited the variations well in the first game and other bowlers are expected to do the same.
PAK vs SL MPL Prediction and MPL Tips Team News
PAK vs SL MPL Prediction and MPL Tips Expected Xi
Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Amir, Umar Akmal, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Hasnain
Sri Lanka Expected XI:
Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shehan Jayasuriya, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Kasun Rajitha, Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan