Cricket

India win toss, bowl in lone Sri Lanka T20

2017-09-06 17:11
Virat Kohli (Getty)

Colombo - India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl first in the only Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Wednesday.

The visitors, who are seeking a complete sweep after winning the Test and one-day series 3-0 and 5-0 respectively, have made two changes from the last ODI at the same venue.

Batsman Lokesh Rahul and left-arm spinner Axar Patel make the starting lineup in place of Ajinkya Rahane and fast bowler Shardul Thakur.

Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga said his team was keen to "finish on a winning note" at the R Premadasa Stadium.

Dasun Shanka, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera and Seekugge Prasanna have been included in Sri Lanka's playing XI.

Teams

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga (captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dilshan Munaweera, Ashan Priyanjan, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga, Isuru Udana.

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Lokesh Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manish Pandey, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI), Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

TV Umpire: Raveendra Wimalasiri (SRI)

Match Referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

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