Nagpur: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat in the second cricket Test against India on Friday. Sri Lanka fielded an unchanged eleven that played in the drawn first Test in Kolkata while India made three changes.
Mohammed Shami has a niggle in his left hip and he has been left out. Ishant Sharma has been named in his place. Rohit Sharma came in place of just-married Bhuvneshwar Kumar as India play with four bowlers. Murali Vijay replaced Shikhar Dhawan at the top of the order.
India: Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (c), Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage.