India captain Anil Kumble won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Galle on Thursday.
Both the teams have fielded unchanged sides, that played in the first Test in Colombo.
India are trailing the series 0-1 after losing the first Test by an innings and 239 runs.
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Michael Vandort, Malinda Warnapura, Kumar Sangakkara, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Prasanna Jayawardene (w/k), Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekera
India: Anil Kumble (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, V V S Laxman, Dinesh Karthik (w/k), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma.