Sri Lanka win toss, elect to field in one-off T20 against India at Pallekele

Sri Lanka will look for a consolation win in the one-off T20 International AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Pallekele: Aug 7, 2012


Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and chose to field in the only T20 International against India at Pallekele.

India are on a high after winning the One-Day International series 4-1.

Rohit Sharma‘s poor form remains a worry. However, Manoj Tiwary’s contribution with the bat and the ball is a good sign for India.

Sri Lanka will look for a consolidatory victory against the visitors.

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Thisara Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Jeevan Mendis, Isuru Udana.

India: Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Manoj Tiwary, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashok Dinda, Umesh Yadav

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