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Sri Lanka elect to field against India in World T20 final

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Mirpur: Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain Lasith Malinga won the toss and elected to field against India in the final of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.

Earlier, light showers delayed the start of the proceedings by almost 40 minutes. The toss took place after the rain stopped.

Squads:


India: Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga (captain).