By: Drcricket7 Staff
The Indian team decided to bat after winning the toss in Pallekele. Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, made just once change in the squad. He added Kuldeep Yadav in place of suspended allrounder Ravindra Jadeja in the playing XI.
Team India is aiming for a whitewash after sealing the three-match series already in Colombo. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be aiming to salvage some pride ahead of the limited-overs series.
The Lankan Lions, meanwhile, fielded a revamped bowling line-up for the game. Lakshan Sandakan replaced Rangana Herath, while Lahiru Kumara and Vishwa Fernando replaced Dhananjaya de Silva and Nuwan Pradeep.
India Playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav
Sri Lanka Playing XI: Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Malinda Pushpakumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara and Vishwa Fernando