Daily Mail UK – NAGPUR, India (AP) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss Friday and opted to bat first in the second test against a new-look India lineup.

Summary

  • NAGPUR, India (AP) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss Friday and opted to bat first in the second test against a new-look India lineup.
  • India made three changes to the team that was held to a draw in the series-opening match in Kolkata last week, including a late switch with Ishant Sharma replacing Mohammad Shami, who was ruled out with a sore hip.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan were released from the squad, with Murali Vijay and Rohit Sharma coming in as replacements.
  • The pitch at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium had a green tinge, in keeping with India’s preparations for the upcoming tour to South Africa.


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