Sri Lanka win toss, ask Zimbabwe to bat

Angelo Mathews (AFP)
Angelo Mathews (AFP)

Hambantota - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to field first against Zimbabwe in the third one-day international in Hambantota on Thursday.

The hosts, who levelled the five-match series at 1-1 after winning the previous ODI in Galle on Sunday, have gone unchanged at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Cricket Stadium.

The Graeme Cremer-led Zimbabwe have brought in batsman Tarisai Musakanda and paceman Carl Mumba to replace Donald Tiripano and Ryan Burl.

Teams:

Sri Lanka

Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dikwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera.

Zimbabwe

Graeme Cremer (captain), Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Carl Mumba, Peter Moor, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Tarisai Musakanda, Malcolm Waller.

Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG), Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)

TV Umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)

Match Referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

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