India elect to bat first in warm-up game

Published: Friday, August 15, 2008, 13:06 [IST]
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Colombo: India captain Dhoni won the toss and choose to bat against Sri Lankan XI here at the P Saravanamuttu Stadium on Friday.

India is playing only one warm-up game before their five-match ODI series starts from August 18. And the visitors are all charged up to do well as they have lost the three-match Test series 1-2.


Sri Lanka XI: Chamara Kapugedera (capt), Malinga Bandara, Dilhara Fernando, Jehan Mubarak, Kaushal Silva (wk), Chamara Silva, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Thushara, Mahela Udawatte, Malinda Warnapura, Chanaka Welegedara.

India: Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt/wk) , RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan.

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