Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and has decided to bowl first against Australia in the important tri-series one-day cricket match here Friday.
With the chance of rain during the match, Jayawardene explained that he believed his side could be suited to a shortened match by knowing their exact target.
The Sri Lankans need to win to stay in the hunt for the tri-series finals.
They made one change, with opener Dilruwan Perera in for Chamara Kapugedera.
Australia stuck with the team that beat India on Sunday, again resting fast bowler Brett Lee.
Australia - Ricky Ponting (captain), Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist, Michael Clarke, Andrew Symonds, Mike Hussey, James Hopes, Brad Hogg, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Bracken, Stuart Clark.
Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Dilruwan Perera, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Silva, Farveez Maharoof, Chaminda Vaas, Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ishara Amerasinghe.