Sri Lanka cricket team captain Tilakratne Dilshan hits the ball during the first Twenty20 match between Sri Lanka and Australia at The Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium in Pallekelle on August 6. Australia captain Cameron White elected to field after winning the toss.
AFP - Lakruwan Wanniarachchi


PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AFP) - Australia captain Cameron White elected to field after winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the opening Twenty20 match at the Pallekele International Stadium on Saturday.

The second and final Twenty20 game will be played at the same venue on Monday.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan (capt), Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Dhammika Prasad, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath.

Australia: Cameron White (capt), Shane Watson, David Warner, Brad Haddin, Shaun Marsh, David Hussey, Steven Smith, Steve O'Keefe, John Hastings, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee.

Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SRI) and Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)

TV umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)



Source: dreamcricket.com

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