Kenya elect to field against Sri Lanka

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 14, 2007 (AFP) – Kenya captain Steve Tikolo won the toss and sent Sri Lanka in to bat in a group C match of the Twenty20 world championships at the Wanderers here on Friday. Kenya need a win to stay in contention for the Super Eights round after losing their first game to New Zealand.

Sri Lanka are playing their first match in the 12-nation tournament.

Kenya: Steve Tikolo (capt), Jimmy Kamande, Tanmay Mishra, Lameck Onyango, Nehemiah Ngoche, Alex Obanda, Collins Obuya, David Obuya, Thomas Odoyo, Peter Ongondo, Maurice Ouma.

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardena (capt), Dilhara Fernando, Sanath Jayasuriya, Lasith Malinga, Jehan Mubarak, Kumara Sangakkara, Chamara Silva, Upul Tharanga, Tillekaratne Dilshan, Chaminda Vaas, Gayan Wijekoon.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG) and Daryl Harper (AUS)

TV umpire: Mark Benson (ENG)
Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG) .