Sri Lankan captain Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl in the first Twenty20 International match against India in Cuttack on Wednesday.
Left-arm seamer Vishwa Fernando will make his T20I debut for Sri Lanka.
For India, KL Rahul replaces Shikhar Dhawan while Jaydev Unadkat comes in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Vishwa Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep
India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal