Looking for win to clinch series, England wins toss, bowls 1st vs Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

The Associated Press
May 31, 2014 02:21 AM

LONDON - England has won the toss and will bowl first against Sri Lanka as the team goes for a win in the 4th one-day international at Lord's to clinch the five-match series.

Leading 2-1 after an emphatic victory at Old Trafford on Wednesday, England selected an unchanged team with captain Alastair Cook fully fit after a right groin injury.

Sri Lanka made two changes on Saturday, with Kusal Perera and Ajantha Mendis in for Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath.



England: Alastair Cook (captain), Ian Bell, Gary Ballance, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell, James Anderson, Harry Gurney.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews (captain), Ashan Priyanjan, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga.

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