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Windies win toss, fielding vs Sri Lanka in first T20I


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Windies win toss, fielding vs Sri Lanka in first T20I
West Indies will chase a target of 132. (File photo)

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COOLIDGE – West Indies won toss and chose to field against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 International at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.

Windies have included Guyana Jaguars off-spinner Kevin Sinclair for his international debut.

Angelo Mathews will lead the Sri Lankans because visa troubles have delayed the arrival of appointed captain Dasun Shanaka into the Caribbean.

Teams:

WEST INDIES: Kieron Pollard (captain), Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Jason Holder, Fabien Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards.

SRI LANKA: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Ashen Bandara, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananajaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep.

UMPIRES: Gregory Brathwaite, Nigel Duguid.

TV UMPIRE: Leslie Reifer Jr.

MATCH REFEREE: Sir Richie Richardson.

RESERVE UMPIRE: Patrick Gustard.

(AR)