Sri Lanka have received the toss and elected to bat first towards India within the Asia Cup 2023 Remaining at Colombo’s R Premadasa Stadium.
The sport witnessed a delayed begin as a consequence of rains.
Washinton Sundar, who was added to the squad after Axar Patel acquired a number of blows in the course of the Males in Blue’s ultimate Tremendous 4 match towards Bangladesh made enjoying eleven.
Equally, it was earlier confirmed that Sri Lanka spinner Maheesh Theekshana will miss the summit conflict as a consequence of a hamstring damage that he suffered throughout their victory over Pakistan.
India has received essentially the most variety of seven Asia Cup whereas defending champion Sri Lanka have bagged six titles.
“We’ll bat first. Looks like a superb wicket, there will likely be some flip within the afternoon. Final yr, we weren’t in a position to get these crowds however this time we’re actually lucky. I am more than happy with the kids – Wellalage, Pathirana, Samarawickrama. It’s a good crew and the outcomes are there, it is a good increase for the WC. One change – Theekshana out, Hemantha in,” Sri Laka skipper Dasun Sanaka mentioned after the toss.
Staff India: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Kl Rahul (WK), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (Vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
Staff Sri Lanka: P Nissanka, Okay Perera, Okay Mendis (WK), S Samarawickrama, C Asalanka, D de Silva, D Shanaka (C), D Wellalage, D Hemantha, P Madushan, M Pathirana
Extra particulars will comply with.