England win toss and bat against Sri Lanka
Both sides have made changes to the team © AFP
England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fifth and final one-day international at Old Trafford here on Saturday.
With the series all square at 2-2, both sides made changes to the teams that played in England's 10-wicket win at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
England dropped out-of-form seamer Stuart Broad and brought in a second spinner in Samit Patel on a pitch expected to take turn.
Sri Lanka omitted batsman Thilina Kandamby and gave Dimuth Karunaratne his ODI debut.
Meanwhile Dhammika Prasad replaced Suranga Lakmal after his fellow seamer was ruled out with a side strain.
England: Alastair Cook (capt), Craig Kieswetter (wkt), Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Eoin Morgan, Ian Bell, Samit Patel, Tim Bresnan, Graeme Swann, Jade Dernbach, James Anderson
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene, Dimuth Karunaratne, Tillakaratne Dilshan (capt), Kumar Sangakkara (wkt), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dhammika Prasad, Suraj Randiv, Lasith Malinga
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL) and Nigel Llong (ENG)
TV umpire: Rob Bailey (ENG)
Match referee: Alan Hurst (AUS)
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