Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Scorecard and ball-by-ball updates, 2nd ODI at Colombo
Catch the live scores of the 2nd ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday.
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Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first against Australia in the second one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday.
The hosts, who are trailing the five-match series 1-0, made two changes from Sunday's series opener. Seekkuge Prasanna and Danushka Gunathilaka came in for Lakshan Sandakan and Milinda Siriwardana.
Sri Lanka's pace spearhead Nuwan Pradeep, who missed the last two Tests against Australia with an injured hamstring, has been ruled out for the ODIs as well.
Australia skipper Steve Smith has opted for off-spinner Nathan Lyon in the starting XI in place of medium-pacer Josh Hazlewood.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (c), Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dilruwan Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Amila Aponso, Seekkuge Prasanna
Australia: Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Aaron Finch, George Bailey, Moises Henriques, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, James Faulkner, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon
Andrew Balbirnie's Ireland will now have to beat Namibia to make the Super 12s.
Modi will land in Kushinagar from Delhi and Rajapaskha will fly in directly from Colombo at the new Kushinagar International Airport which will be inaugurated the same day by Modi
The Indians go into Thursday's game on the back of a disappointing stalemate with Bangladesh, against whom they should have won considering that they dominated majority of the proceedings and even took the lead courtesy a Sunil Chhetri strike.