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Asia Cup: Sri Lanka win the toss, elect to bowl against India

Fatullah: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and sent India into bat in the Asia Cup one-day tournament in Fatullah on Friday.

Both teams won their opening matches in the five-nation tournament. Sri Lanka beat defending champions Pakistan by 12 runs and India routed hosts Bangladesh by six wickets.

Sri Lanka brought in an extra spinner, Ajantha Mendis, in place of seamer Suranga Lakmal. India also made one change, dropping fast bowler Varun Aaron to play all-rounder Stuart Binny.

Teams:

India: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik, Stuart Binny, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami

Sri Lanka: Angelo Matthews (c), Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Chaturanga de Silva, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG) and Bruce Oxenford (AUS)

TV umpire: Ahsan Raza (PAK)

Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)

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