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Sri Lanka win toss, bowls first vs. Bangladesh

February 22, 2014

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third one-day International against Bangladesh on Saturday.

Sri Lanka made four changes to the squad. Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Perera, Suranga Lakmal and Dhammika Prasad came in place of Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis and the injured Tilkaratne Dilshan.

Bangladesh brought in Naeem Islam for Shakib Al Hasan, who was suspended for three matches due to an inappropriate gesture during the second match in Mirpur, while Shafiul Islam replaced Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.

Sri Lanka, with a 2-0 lead, aims to sweep the three-match ODI series.

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Bangladesh: Anamul Haque, Shamsur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naeem Islam, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Arafat Sunny, Shafiul Islam , Rubel Hossain.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Ashan Priyanjan, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Angelo Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Dhammika Prasad, Suranga Lakmal.

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