Sri Lanka opt to bat in fourth ODI

The series is currently tied 1-1, with Pakistan winning the opening match by six wickets and Sri Lanka taking the second by 76 runs AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Jun 16, 2012

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene won toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Both the teams have announced an unchanged playing eleven from the last match.

Rain has already affected the series, reducing the opening match in Pallekele to a 42-overs-a-side affair and restricting the third game in Colombo to just 6.2 overs before it was abandoned.

The series is currently tied 1-1, with Pakistan winning the opening match by six wickets and Sri Lanka taking the second by 76 runs

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Thissara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sajeewa Weerakoon, Lasith Malinga.

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq.

Catch the live score of the fourth ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan here