Sri Lanka batsman Jeevan Mendis (right) gets dismissed by Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson during the first One Day International match in Pallekele. Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan elected to bat after winning the toss against Australia in the first one-day international.
AFP - Lakruwan Wanniarachchi


PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AFP) - Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan elected to bat after winning the toss against Australia in the first one-day international on Wednesday.

The two sides are playing five one-dayers and three Tests, after Sri Lanka won both their Twenty20 matches.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan (capt), Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Jeevan Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suraj Randiv.

Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), Shane Watson, Brad Haddin, Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey, David Hussey, Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Xavier Doherty, Doug Bollinger.



Source: dreamcricket.com

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