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Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to field first in the first one-day international against West Indies at the R Premadasa Stadium.

Play was scheduled to begin at 3.50 pm, a delay of 80 minutes due to rain. There will be no change in the overs the game being played the full 100.

Sri Lanka gave ODI caps to two 24-year-old all-rounders Shehan Jayasuriya and Danushka Gunathilaka – both left-hand batsmen and off-break bowlers.

The teams:

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews (captain), Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Sachitra Senanayake, Suranga Lakmal, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga.

West Indies: Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jonathan Carter, Denesh Ramdin, Jason Holder (captain), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Jerome Taylor.

Umpires: Michael Gough (England) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (Sri Lanka), TV umpire: Rod Tucker (Australia).

Match Referee: David Boon (Australia).