Windies win toss, bat in 1st ODI

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and decided to bat in the 1st ERI One-Day International against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Monday.

The Windies will be without allrounder Dwayne Bravo, who has a slight right knee niggle. It is a precaution and he will be treated on a daily basis and is expected to be fit for the 2nd ODI on Thursday.

TEAMS
West Indies:
Darren Sammy (captain), Chris Gayle, Adrian Barath, Darren Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shiv Chanderpaul, Kieron Pollard, Carlton Baugh, Nikita Miller, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach; 12th man: Devon Smith
Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Mahela Jayawerdena, Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Thilan Samaraweera, Muttiah Muralitharan, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kalusekera, Ajantha Mendis; 12th man: Thisara Perera
 
Umpires: Asoka deSilva, Bruce Oxenford
ICC Match referee: Andy Pycroft