Having got themselves into some great ODI form courtesy a couple of thumping wins over Ireland, Sri Lanka headed into the opening match of the one-day series against England at Trent Bridge with renewed vigour.
The day began with Younis Khan announcing his shock retirement from ODIs, just days after he was recalled for the one-day series against England. The next task for Pakistan was undoubtedly to announce that they would like the win the first ODI at Abu Dhabi for him.
England have announced three squads for their upcoming tour of New Zealand on Thursday. The tour of New Zealand comprises of 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 3 Tests. The tour kicks off with the T20Is which begin on the 9th of next month.