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SL win toss and field first

Sri Lanka have won the toss and are bowling first in the first of the five-match ODI series that began at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla against touring England moments ago.

“England are the No.1 side in the world, it’s not easy to beat them but we just want to compete with them.” – Chandimal

“We’ve have done the same, the pitch looks good, it doesn’t bother us.” – Morgan.

Sri Lanka:

1 Upul Tharanga, 2 Niroshan Dickwella (wk), 3 Kusal Perera, 4 Dinesh Chandimal (Capt.), 5 Dhananjaya de Silva, 6 Dasun Shanaka, 7 Thisara Perera, 8 Akila Dananjaya, 9 Lakshan Sandakan, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Nuwan Pradeep

England:

1 Jason Roy, 2 Jonny Bairstow, 3 Joe Root, 4 Eoin Morgan (Capt.), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Liam Dawson, 11 Olly Stone