Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first against India in the first cricket Test in Galle today.
India have gone on with three spinners and two seamers – Varun Aaron and Ishant Sharma. All three spinners Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra and Ravichandran Ashwin will be playing.
India: Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra, Varun Aaron, Ishant Sharma
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Jehan Mubarak, Rangana Herath, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep, Tharindu Kaushal.