Sri Lanka launches against India in second ODI, change in Sri Lanka squad

Colombo: Sri Lanka won the draw and chose to hit in the second match of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. The match will be played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India had won the first match played on the same field. The second ODI is crucial for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka acknowledges that spinning pins can put pressure on the second batting team. Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Kishan, Prithviraj Shah and Suryakumar Yadav are the mainstays of India’s batting lineup. Kuldeep Yadav and Yusvendra Chahal put in a good showing in the first match at Colombo Stadium. Pace bowlers are expected to re-form in Game 2. India retained the same players from the first team in the second match. Also read: Sri Lanka, far behind India in bowling and hitting, must win game two. Sri Lanka is counting on India to use spinners. The hosts have made a change in the second game. Kusun Rajitha replaced Isaru Udana on the team. In bowling, Sri Lanka made a mistake in the first match. The team is sure to have trouble in the second game to thwart India’s standard hitting.

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India: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithviraj Shah, Ishant Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yusvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav.

Sri Lanka: Avish Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya D’Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Vanidu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan.

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