The West Indies need to score 339 from their 50 overs to beat Sri Lanka in their 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup dead rubber at Chester-le-Street in the north of England.
West Indies captain Jason Holder chose to bowl first as his side seek a morale-boosting win against Sri Lanka in Chester-le-Street on Monday after a disappointing World Cup.
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected bowl in Saturday’s World Cup match against holders Australia.
Lasith Malinga will fly home for his mother-in-law’s funeral after Sri Lanka’s World Cup match against Bangladesh on Tuesday, but the team is confident he will be back to face Australia at The Oval on Saturday.
Sri Lanka’s president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said Saturday.