KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — West Indies have won the toss and will bowl first in game one of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-nation series against Sri Lanka at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica.
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The series also involves ICC Champions Trophy winners India.
“It is going to be a fantastic series. We are all excited to get going,” said West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo.
“Going head-to-head with India and Sri Lanka, we know it will be a great series.
“We know we can expect the Carnival-atmosphere and that is one of the things the gets us fired up when we play at home in the Caribbean.”
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said he would have fielded first had he won the toss.
“We would have bowled first as well, wicket looks a bit damp and it is overcast as well,” Mathews said.
West Indies team
CH Gayle, J Charles, DM Bravo, MN Samuels, DJ Bravo*, KA Pollard, D Ramdin†, DJG Sammy, SP Narine, R Rampaul, KAJ Roach
Sri Lanka team
WU Tharanga, DPMD Jayawardene, KC Sangakkara†, LD Chandimal, AD Mathews*, HDRL Thirimanne, BMAJ Mendis, KMDN Kulasekara, HMRKB Herath, BAW Mendis, SL Malinga
Toss: West Indies won toss, will bowl first
Umpires IJ Gould and JS Wilson
TV umpire N Duguid
Match referee JJ Crowe
Reserve umpire PJ Nero