Seven members of the Indian cricket team which won the Asia Cup title in Sri Lanka, including captain MS Dhoni, arrived on Friday.
Ashish Nehra (4/40) and Zaheer Khan (2/36) rose to the occasion as they helped India beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs to clinch the Asia Cup title after 15 years.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara warned that his team would "hit the ground running" against India in Thursday's Asia Cup final at Dambulla.
Seamer Farveez Maharoof grabbed a hat-trick on his way to 5-42 as Sri Lanka comfortably beat India by 7 wickets in the last league match of the Asia Cup.
Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the last league match of the Asia Cup in Dambulla on Tuesday.
Skipper Shahid Afridi smashed a glorious 124 off 60 balls as Pakistan ended their Asia Cup campaign with a 139-run rout of Bangladesh
Having qualified for Thursday's final, both India and Sri Lanka will test each other's nerves and reserves in an inconsequential first round Asia Cup match at the Rangiri International Stadium here tomorrow.
India captain MS Dhoni regained the number-one batting position while his team returned to the second spot in the ICC ODI Championship.
Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi won the toss and opted to bat against Bangladesh in the fifth ODI of Asia Cup at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium on Monday.
India vice-captain Virender Sehwag, who sustained a hamstring injury during the pulsating one-ball-to-spare win over Pakistan on Saturday has been ruled out of the remainder of the Asia Cup.