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Kumble wins toss, elect to bat

Published: Friday, August 8, 2008, 10:36 [IST]
 
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Colombo: India won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Friday.

Both teams made one change from the second test in Galle where India leveled the series 1-1 with a 170-run victory.

Sri Lanka called up uncapped pace bowler Dammika Prasad in place of Nuwan Kulasekera.

India replaced wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik with Parthiv Patel.

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Michael Vandort, Malinda Warnapura, Kumar Sangakkara, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Prasanna Jayawardene, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Dammika Prasad

India: Anil Kumble (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Saurav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Parthiv Pate.

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