Sri Lanka bat first against South Africa in 2nd ODI

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DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka –Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the second one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday. 

The hosts, who lost the opening ODI of the five-match series on Sunday, have made two changes to their starting line-up. 

Paceman Kasun Rajitha and left-arm spinner Prabath Jayasuriya have been handed their ODI debuts as they replace injured Lahiru Kumara and Lakshan Sandakan. 

The Faf du Plessis-led South Africa have gone in with an unchanged team after winning the first match by five wickets at the same venue. 

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

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Aiden Markram, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi 


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