Kiwis bat first in 3rd ODI
Pallekele - Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene
elected to field after winning the toss against New Zealand in the
third one-day international in Pallekele on Tuesday.
lead 1-0 in the five-match series following their 14-run win in the
second match on Sunday. The opening one-dayer was called off without a
ball being bowled due to rain at the same venue.
New Zealand made
two changes from the side that played the last match, bringing in
fit-again Brendon McCullum and all-rounder Jacob Oram in place of Tom
Latham and Andrew Ellis.
Sri Lanka retained the team.
Zealand: Ross Taylor (capt), Rob Nicol, Brendon McCullum, Kane
Williamson, James Franklin, Bradley-John Watling, Nathan McCullum, Jacob
Oram, Kyle Mills, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka: Mahela
Jayawardene (capt), Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar
Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Jeevan
Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath.
Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)
TV umpire: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)