Kolkata: Sri Lankan captain Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against India at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday.
Sri Lanka is trailing 2-1 in the series and they need to win this match to keep the series alive. India are without their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and m-idorder batsman Yuvraj Singh. Kohli comes in for Yuvraj in the Indian lineup.
In Sri Lankan side Thissara Perera replaces injured Chanaka Welegedera. Two more changes - Suranga Lakmal comes in for Lasith Malinga while Kapugedera makes way for Samaraweera.
V Sehwag(Cap), G Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, RA Jadeja, KD Karthik, Z Khan, V Kohli, P Kumar, A Nehra, PP Ojha, SK Raina, I Sharma, SR Tendulkar, S Tyagi
Sri Lanka squad
KC Sangakkara(Cap), TM Dilshan, ST Jayasuriya, DPMD Jayawardene, S Randiv, SHT Kandamby, CK Kapugedera, KMDN Kulasekara, SL Malinga, BAW Mendis, NLTC Perera, M Pushpakumara, TT Samaraweera, WU Tharanga