Cricket

Sri Lanka win toss, bat against Zimbabwe

2017-07-08 09:01
Angelo Mathews (AFP)

Hambantota - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat first against Zimbabwe in the fourth one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday.

LIVE: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 4th ODI

The hosts, who lead the five-match series 2-1 after winning the previous ODI, have included debutant fast bowler Asitha Fernando in place of injured Nuwan Pradeep.

The Graeme Cremer-led Zimbabwe have brought in Chris Mpofu to replace fellow paceman Carl Mumba in a must-win game for the visitors at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium.

Teams:

Sri Lanka

Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dikwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Asitha Fernando, Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera

Zimbabwe

Graeme Cremer (captain), Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Chris Mpofu, Peter Moor, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Tarisai Musakanda, Malcolm Waller

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG), Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)

TV Umpire: Ian Gould (ENG)

Match Referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

Read more on:    sri lanka  |  zimbabwe  |  angelo mathews  |  cricket
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