Sri Lanka wins toss, choose to bowl first in third Test

Australia lead the Test series 1-0 AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Sep 16, 2011

Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has won the toss and elected to field first in the third Test in Colombo.

Australia under Michael Clarke will look for a win in the third Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo starting Friday, which will give them their second consecutive Test series win in the island nation.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka will aim to bounce back with a win to force a series draw.

Teams

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Tharanga Paranavitana, Kumar Sangakkara , Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, PrasannaJayawardene (wk), Angelo Mathews, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Chanaka Welegedara

Australia: Shane Watson, Phillip Hughes, Shaun Marsh, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke (c), Michael Hussey, Brad Haddin (wk), Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Trent Copeland, Nathan Lyon

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