20th August 2011, 11:10 AM
Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia
Sri Lanka cricket captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (left) elected to bat after winning the toss against Australia in the fourth one-day international. Australia lead 2-1 in the five-match series.
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COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan elected to bat after winning the toss against Australia in the fourth one-day international on Saturday.
Australia, leading 2-1 in the five-match series, replaced Steven Smith with Shaun Marsh for the only change from the side that lost the last game by 78 runs on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka brought in debutant spinner Seekkuge Prasanna and fit-again Angelo Mathews in place of Jeevan Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal.
Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan (capt), Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Chamara Silva, Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Seekkuge Prasanna.
Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), Shaun Marsh, Shane Watson, Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey, David Hussey, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Xavier Doherty, Doug Bollinger.
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