Australia wins toss and fields in 1st ODI vs. Sri Lanka

BY foxsports • August 21, 2016

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Australia captain Steve Smith has won the toss and elected to field first in the opener of the five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium.

Sri Lanka goes into the game confident after beating Australia 3-0 in the test series. It handed ODI debuts to two spinners in left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan and left-arm finger spinner Amila Aponso.

Australia dropped its frontline spinner Nathan Lyon.

Both teams have brought in limited-overs specialists who were not part of the test squad.