Hobart: Dec 14, 2012
Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first Test match at Hobart on Friday.
Australia lost the recently concluded three-match Test series against South Africa 1-0 and with it lost an opportunity to regain the number one position in Test Rankings.
Australia: David Warner, Ed Cowan, Phil Hughes, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke, Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Ben Hilfenhaus, Nathan Lyon
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Thinlan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Shiminda Eraga, Chanaka Welegedra
First Published: December 14, 2012, 7:04 am