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SL vs Ind second test: India wins the toss; chooses to bat

Skipper Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva and all-rounder Malinda Pushpakumara came in for injured Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, and Asela Gunaratne

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 3 Aug 2017 4:41 AM GMT

SL vs Ind second test: India wins the toss; chooses to bat
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Colombo: India won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second cricket Test match here on Thursday.

The Indian squad made one change to their playing XI. Fit-again opener Lokesh Rahul replaced Abhinav Mukund in the top order.

Host Sri Lanka made three changes to the side that was thrashed by India in the first Test.

Skipper Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva and all-rounder Malinda Pushpakumara came in for injured Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, and Asela Gunaratne.

Also Read: Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd Test, Match Preview | Watch live streaming here

Squads:

Sri Lankan team: Dimuth Karunaratne, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(captain), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(wicketkeeper), Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Malinda Pushpakumara, Nuwan Pradeep.

Indian Team: Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha(wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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