Sri Lanka Wins Toss, Bats First Against England in Series Opener
All-rounder Samit Patel will make his Test debut for top- ranked England, which is seeking to rebound from a 3-0 sweep of Test losses against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in January and February. Sri Lanka is without a Test series win since August 2009.
SRI LANKA: Lahiru Thirimanne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Thilan Samaraweera, Dinesh Chandimal, Prasanna Jayawardene, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Chanaka Welegedera.
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