Sri Lanka send Kiwis to bat
Mahela Jayawardene (Gallo)
Hambantota - Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene elected to field after winning
the toss against New Zealand in the fourth one-day international in
Hambantota on Saturday.
Sri Lanka lead the five-match series 2-0
following victories in the second and third matches. The opening
one-dayer was called off without a ball being bowled due to rain.
hosts made one change from the side that played the last match,
replacing an unfit opener Tillakaratne Dilshan with Dinesh Chandimal.
New Zealand brought in Andrew Ellis and debutant paceman Adam Milne in place of Kyle Mills and Jacob Oram.
Zealand: Ross Taylor (captains), Rob Nicol, Brendon McCullum, Kane
Williamson, James Franklin, Bradley-John Watling, Nathan McCullum,
Andrew Ellis, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.
Mahela Jayawardene (captains), Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo
Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Jeevan
Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath.
Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)
TV umpire: Tyron Wijewardene (SRI)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)