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Ind vs SL: Shikhar Dhawan wins toss, elects to bat first in decider match

Colombo: The third and the last T20 is being played between India and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday.

India win the toss and opt to bat first against Sri Lanka.

Dasun Shanaka says We are happy to bowl first. Winning is very important, it’ll be very nice. Isuru Udana is out, Pathum Nissanka comes in.

“We are gonna bat first. Our bowling is quite strong. We are just focusing on today’s game, we are not going to take any pressure from the past. He (Saini) is injured. We’ve got Sandeep Warrier,” said Shikhar Dhawan.

Both teams make one change apiece. Like-for-like replacement for India. Sri Lanka, meanwhile, have strengthened their batting.

Teams:

India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan(c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w), Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Warrier, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera

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