PORT OF SPAIN (AFP) – Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and has put India into bat first in the sixth and final preliminary match of the Tri-Nation Series against India at Queen's Park Oval on Tuesday.
Fresh from victory over the West Indies the day before, the table-topping Sri Lankans have made two changes to their final eleven, spinner Rangana Herath and seamer Dilhara Lokuhettige replacing Sachithra Senanayake and the injured Nuwan Kulasekara.
India, who need victory to have any chance of reaching Thursday's final, have retained the same eleven that defeated the West Indies in their last match four days ago.
Teams: India - V. Kohli (captain), R. Sharma, S. Dhawan, M. Vijay, D. Karthik, S. Raina, R. Jadeja, R. Ashwin, B. Kumar, I. Sharma, U. Yadav.
Sri Lanka - A. Mathews (captain), M. Jayawardene, U. Tharanga, K. Sangakkara, D. Chandimal, L. Thirimanne, J. Mendis, D. Lokuhettige, L. Malinga, S. Eranga, R. Herath.