|Mahela Jayawardene (c)||Batsman|
|Kumar Sangakkara †||Wicketkeeper|
Hours of play (local time)
Though the rain kept away, hopes of the Unitech Cup getting off to a delayed start were stymied again by the wet outfield, as the ODI between Sri Lanka and India was called off
Some will rightly ask whether South Africa would have pulled out of a tour to Australia or England in similar circumstances?
Sri Lanka, always formidableopponents on their own soil, start as favourites