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In the second of the three-Test series between India and Sri Lanka at P Sara Oval, Colombo, India won the toss and elected to bat first. It is the final Test for the Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara and he will be hoping to go out on a high. Angelo Mathews had already mentioned that Sri Lanka would go for a kill as they want to give Sangakkara a perfect farewell. Virat Kohli insisted that they needed to be positive, it is important to correct the mistakes and ensure they dominate the game all the time. Three changes for India, Stuart Binny comes in for Harbhajan Singh and Umesh Yadav replaces Varun Aaron while Murali Vijay swaps in for injured Shikhar Dhawan. For Sri Lanka, Dushmantha Chameera replaces Nuwan Pradeep who is injured. Live cricket updates: India vs Sri Lanka 2015, 2nd Test at Colombo, Day 1


Sri Lanka XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews(c), Dinesh Chandimal(wk), Jehan Mubarak, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, T Kaushal, Dushmantha Chameera.

India XI: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Stuart Binny, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.

India were in a dominant position in the first Test when they had a lead of 192 runs after the first innings and also had the host reeling at 95 for 5 before Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne took the game away. There were umpiring errors which did no go in India’s favour and an unbeaten knock of 162 ensured India had a tough chase of 176 runs. India were bundled out for 112 on the fourth day morning as Rangana Herath took 7 for 47. Live cricket score India vs Sri Lanka 2015, 2nd Test at Colombo, Day 1