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Sri Lanka bats first in 2nd test vs. Australia

Sri Lanka bats first in 2nd test vs. Australia

Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has won the toss and elected to bat first in the second test against Australia at Pallekele International Stadium on Thursday.
Australia's Shaun Marsh was included for his test debut, replacing former captain Ricky Ponting, who has returned home for the birth of his second child. Marsh received his baggy green cap from his father, former Australia opener Geoff Marsh.
Sri Lanka left out left-arm spinner Rangana Herath due to injury and has brought in leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna for his test debut.
Australia won the first test of the three-match series by 125 runs.