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SL vs IND Fifth ODI: Sri Lanka wins toss; India to field

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 3 Sep 2017 9:27 AM GMT

SL vs IND Fifth ODI: Sri Lanka wins toss; India to field
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Colombo: Coming in to play for pride, Sri Lanka won the toss in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) against India and decided to bat first at the R Premadasa stadium here on Sunday.

In the rain-affected match, stand-in skipper Upul Tharanga has returned to the squad, while Kusal Mendis has been dropped, apparently for poor run throughout the series.

Indian captain Virat Kohli has brought four changes to the playing XI. Lokesh Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Shikhar Dhawan have been dropped for Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kedar Jadhav.

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Here are the two squads:

Sri Lanka:

Niroshan Dickwella (wicket-keeper), Upul Tharanga (captain), Dilshan Munaweera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardana, Wanidu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Malinda Pushpakumara, Vishwa Fernando and Lasith Malinga

India:

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (skipper), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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