India opt to bat against Sri Lanka in second Test

Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat against Sri Lanka in the second match of the three-Test series at the P Sara Oval here on Thursday.

Indians have made three changes to their side for the encounter, bringing in Murali Vijay, Stuart Binny and Umesh Yadav in place of the injured Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh and Varun Aaron.

Sri Lanka have made just one change to their side, replacing Nuwan Pradeep with Dushmantha Chameera.


Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal(wicket-keeper), Jehan Mubarak, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Tharindu Kaushal, Dushmantha Chameera

India: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha(wicket-keeper), Stuart Binny, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav

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