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Published: Sunday January 20, 2013 MYT 12:44:00 PM

Cricket: Australia win toss and bat against Sri Lanka

SYDNEY: Australia won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Sri Lanka seized a 2-1 lead in the five-match series on Friday when they beat Australia by four wickets in Brisbane, bowling out the hosts for just 74 runs. Australia won the Test series 3-0.

Teams:

Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), David Warner, Phillip Hughes, George Bailey, David Hussey, Matthew Wade, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kushal Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath

Umpires: Marais Erasmus (RSA) and Paul Reiffel (AUS) Match Referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

Third Umpire: Richard Kettleborough (ENG) - AFP

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