New Zealand win toss, elect to bat against Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara, captain of Sri Lanka spins the coin in their World Cup semi-final game against New Zealand

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Mar 29, 2011

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in their World Cup semi-final match at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Teams:

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (wk), Jesse Ryder, Ross Taylor, Scott Styris, Kane Williamson, Jacob Oram, Daniel Vettori (c), Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Andy McKay.

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (c&wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis, Muttiah Muralitharan.

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