The Star – Malaysia – (Reuters) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat first in the second match of the three-test series against India in Nagpur on Friday.

Summary

  • (Reuters) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat first in the second match of the three-test series against India in Nagpur on Friday.
  • “Looks like a really good test pitch and we need to get the maximum out of it,” Chandimal said after winning his second straight toss in the series.
  • “The hosts made three changes to the side from Kolkata with experienced Ishant Sharma replacing fast bowling colleague Mohammed Shami, who misses out due to a niggle in his left hip.
  • The wicket has a good grass area on good length,” India captain Virat Kohli said.
  • “Teams:India: Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Umesh YadavSri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandiwal (captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dasun Shanaka, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath, Lahiru Gamage.


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