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India elect to bat in second Sri Lanka Test

Published: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 10:30 [IST]
 
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GALLE:
India captain Anil Kumble elected to bat after winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the second Test at the Galle International Stadium here on Thursday.

Sri Lanka lead 1-0 in the three-Test series after winning the opening match in Colombo by an innings and 239 runs.

India and Sri Lanka retained the teams that played in Colombo.

India: Anil Kumble (capt), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Venkatsai Laxman, Dinesh Karthik, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma.

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (capt), Michael Vandort, Malinda Warnapura, Kumar Sangakkara, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Prasanna Jayawardene, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekera.

Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIS) and Rudi Koertzen (RSA)

TV umpire: Mark Benson (ENG)

Match referee: Alan Hurst (AUS)

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