World Cup 2011: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat against Canada
Hambantota (Sri Lanka): Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat first in their opening Group A match against Canada in the cricket World Cup here today.
This is the first international match played at the venue.
Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (C), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Muttiah Muralitharan and Ajantha Mendis.
Canada: Ashish Bagai (C), Rizwan Cheema, Harvir Baidwan, Tyson Gordon, Henry Osinde, John Davison, Ruvindu Gunasekera, Khurram Chohan, Jimmy Hansra, Zubin Surkari and Balaji Rao.
Umpires: Shavir Tarapore (India) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Third Umpire: Tony Hill
Match Referee: Chris Broad.