Sri Lanka opt to bat against India in first Test

Galle, Aug 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat against India in the first match of the three-Test series at the Galle International Cricket Stadium here in Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

The teams:

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikher Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra, Varun Aaron, Ishant Sharma.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Jehan Mubarak, Rangana AHerath, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep, Tharindu Kaushal.

 

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