Sri Lanka wins toss and bats in 2nd ODI vs. South Africa

Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella plays a shot against South Africa during their second one-day international cricket match in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat against South Africa in the second cricket one-day international at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka, trailing 0-1 in the five-match series, handed ODI caps to debutants fast bowler Kasun Rajitha and left-arm spinner Prabhath Jayasuriya.

South Africa fielded the same team that won the first match by five wickets at the same venue last Sunday.


Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews (captain), Shehan Jayasuriya, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Prabhath Jayasuriya.

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (captain), JP Duminy, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kasigo Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi.

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