The West Indians will be looking to win this match     Getty Images
The West Indians will be looking to win this match Getty Images

 

By CricketCountry Staff

 

West Indies captain Darren Sammy elected to bat after winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international on Monday.

 

The remaining two matches will also be played in Colombo on Friday and Sunday.

 

Teams: West Indies: Darren Sammy (capt), Chris Gayle, Adrian Barath, Darren Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Kieron Pollard, Carlton Baugh, Nikita Miller, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach.

 

Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis.

 

Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SRI) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus). TV umpire: Tyron Wijewardene (Sri). Match referee: Andy Pycroft (Zim). The remaining two matches will also be played in Colombo on Friday and Sunday.

 

AFP