Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene elected to bat after winning the toss against England in the first one-day international here.
Wicket-keeper Phil Mustard made his one-day debut for England.
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (capt), Upul Tharanga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Chamara Silva, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Jehan Mubarak, Farveez Maharoof, Chaminda Vaas, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando.
England: Paul Collingwood (capt), Alastair Cook, Phil Mustard, Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen, Ravi Bopara, Owais Shah, Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad, Ryan Sidebottom, James Anderson.
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SRI) and Rudi Koertzen (RSA)
TV umpire: Tyron Wijewardene (SRI)
Match-referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)