Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against Australia in second ODI match at Adelaide

Sri Lanka has been disappointing, losing the Test series 0-3 to Australia and despite having an upperhand against a young Australian team, they lost the first ODI match at Melbourne by a huge margin © Getty Images

Adelaide: Jan 13, 2013

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and elected to field against Australia in the second One-Day International at Adelaide on Sunday.

Australia won the last ODI match at Melbourne by 107 runs, with debutant Phil Hughes smashing a century.

Sri Lankan batsmen faltered, with three run outs proving costly for the visitors.

Kane Richardson replaces an injured Mitchell Starc and Ben Cutting comes in the place of Mitchell Johnson. Steven Smith replaces Usman Khawaja.

Kushal Janith Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal for the visitors.


Australia: Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, George Bailey (c), David Hussey, Brad Haddin (wk), Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Ben Cutting, Xavier Doherty, Clint McKay, Kane Richardson.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Kushal Janith Perera (wk), Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis. 

Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the second ODI match between Australia and Sri Lanka here