Kiwis send Sri Lanka to bat
Hambantota - New Zealand captain Ross Taylor
elected to field after winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the fifth
and final one-day international in Hambantota on Monday.
Lanka, who have already gained an unassailable 3-0 lead in the
five-match series, brought in paceman Shaminda Eranga and debutant
spinner Akila Dananjaya in place of Nuwan Kulasekara and Rangana Herath.
New Zealand retained the side.
The opening one-dayer was called off without a ball being bowled due to rain.
Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (capt), Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara,
Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera,
Jeevan Mendis, Shaminda Eranga, Lasith Malinga, Akila Dananjaya.
Zealand: Ross Taylor (capt), Rob Nicol, Bradley-John Watling, Brendon
McCullum, Kane Williamson, James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Andrew
Ellis, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.
Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Tyron Wijewardene (SRI)
TV umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)