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25-Nov-2012 05:10:00 GMT
Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day

New Zealand Bat, Todd Astle Debuts

Colombo: New Zealand have won the toss and elected to bat first in the final Test at the P Sara Oval against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Both teams made just one change each. New Zealand dropped the the allrounder James Franklin, who appeared lackluster with bat and ball in Galle, and replaced him the legspinning allrounder Todd Astle, making his debut.

Sri Lanka made the one expected change, bringing in Tillakaratne Dilshan, who missed the Galle Test due to injury. Dimuth Karunaratne, who made a half-century on debut, had to make way for him.


Sri Lanka:
Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavitana, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene (capt), Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene (wk), Nuwan Kulasekara, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Shaminda Eranga.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor (capt), Daniel Flynn, Todd Astle, Kruger van Wyk (wk), Doug Bracewell, Tim Southee, Jeetan Patel, Trent Boult

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