India will be aiming to win the ICC World Twenty20 Trophy, which they won in the inaugural season © Getty Images
By CricketCountry Staff
Colombo: Sep 15, 2012
India start their ICC World Twenty20 Championship journey against Sri Lanka in a warm-up match at Colombo on Saturday.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and put the host nation to field in their ICC World Twenty20 Championship warm-up match.
India lost their last T20 match against New Zealand at Chennai and would be aimming to comeback strong ahead of the start of the tournament.
Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh will be the players to look out for, as the former has been performing consistenly for India and especially against the Sri Lankans and the latter who has comeback to international cricket after a long battle with cancer.
Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan hit half-centuries to steer the host nation to victory.
India: Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lakshmipathy Balaji
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (c), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Kumar Sangakkara (Wk), Ajantha Mendis, Sildhan Munaweera, Lahiru Thirimanne
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