India opt to bat against Sri Lanka

Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (Inditop.com) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in the first cricket Test at the Sardar Patel Stadium at the Motera stadium here Monday.

Teams:

India: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain-wicketkeeper), Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma

Sri Lanka: Tillekaratne Dilshan, Tharangana Paranavitana, Kumar Sangakkara (captain-wicketkeeper), Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chanaka Welegedara

Umpires: Tony Hill (New Zealand) and Nigel Llong (England)

TV umpire: Ameish Saheba (India)

Match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)