This will be the first T20 match between both the teams. UAE are the only associate team playing in this Asia Cup T20 event. They played qualifying round for Asia Cup T20 and beat Nepal, Hong Kong and emerging Afghanistan in the finals.
Sri Lanka Team
DSNFG Jayasuriya, TM Dilshan, LD Chandimal†, AD Mathews, TAM Siriwardana, CK Kapugedera, MD Shanaka, KMDN Kulasekara, HMRKB Herath, SL Malinga*, PVD Chameera
United Arab Emirates Team
Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Kaleem, Mohammad Shahzad, Muhammad Usman, Shaiman Anwar, Amjad Javed*, Saqlain Haider, SP Patil†, Qadeer Ahmed, Ahmed Raza, Mohammad Naveed