Cricket

SL opt to bowl against OZ in first T20

2016-09-06 15:43
Tillakaratne Dilshan (AFP)

Pallekele - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first against Australia in the first Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Tuesday.

The hosts, who are gunning to give retiring batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan a winning farewell in the two-match series, have included Chamara Kapugedara, Sachithra Senanayake and Kasun Rajitha.

The David Warner-led Australia, fresh from their 4-1 triumph in the ODI series, have included Glenn Maxwell and Moises Henriques.

Teams

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamara Kapugedara, Sachith Pathirana, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha

Australia: David Warner (capt), Glenn Maxwell, Usman Khawaja, George Bailey, Moises Henriques, Travis Head, Peter Nevill, James Faulkner, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Scott Boland

Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI) and Raveendra Wimalasiri (SRI)

TV Umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

Match Referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

Reserve Umpire: Deepal Gunawardene (SRI)

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