Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against Bangladesh in 2nd Test at Colombo

Mushfiqur Rahim scored a double century in the first Test against Sri Lanka © AFP

Colombo: Mar 16, 2013

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first against Bangladesh in the second Test at Colombo on Saturday.

Suranga Lakmal replaces Ajantha Mendis. Bangladesh made three changes. Tamim Iqbal comes in for Anamul Haque, Robiul Islam replaces Elias Sunny and Rubel Hossain comes in for Shahadat Hossain.

The first Test at Galle ended in a draw. Mushfiqur Rahim became the Bangladeshi cricketer to score a double century in the first Test.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Jahurul Islam, Mohammad Ashraful, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Nasir Hossain, Abul Hasan, Sohag Gazi, Robiul Islam, Robuil Islam.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Angelo Mathews (c), Kithuruwan Vithanage, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal.

Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the first day’s play between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Colombo here