ICC T20 World Cup 2012: India win toss, to bat against Sri Lanka in warm-up match

All eyes will be on the fit-again Yuvraj Singh, who scored a 26-ball 34 in his comeback match against New Zealand at Chennai AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Sep 15, 2012

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in their ICC World Twenty20 Championship at Colombo on Saturday.

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: Ravichandran Ashwin, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virat Kohli, Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina, 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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