Colombo: Australian skipper Ricky Ponting elected to bat after winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the day-night semi-final of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament at the Premadasa Stadium here on Friday.
The winners of the match will meet India in the day-night final on Sunday. Australia: Ricky Ponting (captain), Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Damien Martyn, Darren Lehmann, Michael Bevan, Shane Watson, Brett Lee, Shane Warne, Jason Gillespie, Glenn McGrath. Sri Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya (captain), Marvan Atapattu, Kumar Sangakkara, Aravinda de Silva, Mahela Jayawardene, Russel Arnold, Chaminda Vaas, Pulasthi Gunaratne, Muthiah Muralitharan, Kumar Dharmasena, Upul Chandana. Umpires: Steve Bucknor (West Indies) and Dave Orchard (South Africa) TV umpire: Rudi Koertzen (South Africa) Match-referee: Wasim Raja (Pakistan)
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