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Match will Start at 2:30 9m local, 12:30 GMT , 6-00 pm India time
England captain Andrew Strauss has won the toss and asked Sri lanka to bat first.
Srilanka after defeating hosts and favorites South Africa in the opening encounter are brimming with confidence and will look to win this one as well and seal a birth in the Semifinals.
England look out of form after loosing 6-1 to Australia in the recently concluded Natwest odi series in England. This is their opening match at the champions trophy and Srilanka could be a touch nut for them to crack.
At this venue Srilanka have played 4 matches and won just one, where as England have played three and have won one.
Formwise England have lost 4 of their last 5 odis , whereas Srilanka have lost just 2 out of five.
England (possible): 1 Andrew Strauss (capt), 2 Joe Denly, 3 Owais Shah, 4 Paul Collingwood, 5 Matt Prior (wk), 6 Eoin Morgan, 7 Stuart Broad, 8 Graeme Swann, 9 Tim Bresnan, 10 Ryan Sidebottom, 11 James Anderson.
Sri Lanka (probable) 1 Sanath Jayasuriya, 2 Tillakaratne Dilshan, 3 Kumar Sangakkara (capt/wk), 4 Mahela Jayawardene, 5 Thilina Kandamby, 6 Thilan Samaraweera, 7 Angelo Mathews, 8 Nuwan Kulasekara, 9 Muttiah Muralitharan, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Ajantha Mendis.
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