Sri Lanka opt to bat against India

August 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS  

Kumar Sangakkara Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against India in the third and final cricket Test at the P.Sara Oval here Tuesday.
India have left out batsmen Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh due to injuries.

Team:

Sri Lanka: Tillekratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavitana, Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene (wicketkeeper), Suraj Randiv, Lasith Malinga, Chanaka Welegedara and Ajantha Mendis

India: Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Amit Mishra, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ishant Sharma and Pragyan Ojha

Umpires: Daryl Harper (Australia) and Simon Taufel (Australia)

TV umpire: Kumar Dharmasena

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

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