Sri Lanka opt to bat first in 1st Test against India

Sri Lanka opt to bat first in 1st Test against India

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first against India in the opening Test match in Galle on Wednesday.

The Sri Lanka series will be Virat Kohli’s first full-fledged series as captain, while legendary batsman Kumar Sangakkara will retire from international cricket after the first two Tests of the three-match series.

Team:

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

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

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