COLOMBO: West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to bat first against Sri Lanka in the final of the World Twenty20 on Sunday.
The hosts brought in off-spinner Akila Dananjaya replacing left-arm spinner Rangana Herath from the team that beat Pakistan in the semi-final.
West Indies kept an unchanged side that beat Australia in the second semi-final on Friday.
West Indies: Darren Sammy (captain), Johnson Charles, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Denesh Ramdin, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Ravi Rampaul.
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Akila Dananjaya, Ajantha Mendis.