New Zealand elect to bat in third Test against IndiaBy IANS
Saturday, November 20, 2010
NAGPUR - New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final cricket Test against India here Saturday.
The start of the match was delayed due to a wet outfield as heavy showers over the past few days had left the ground soggy. The match was scheduled to begin 9.30 a.m. but began only at 12.30 p.m.
The first two Test matches in Ahmedabad and Hyderabad ended in a draw.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, S. Sreesanth, Pragyan Ojha, Ishant Sharma.
Daniel Vettori (captain), Brendon McCullum, Tim McIntosh, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Jesse Ryder, Kane Williamson, Gareth Hopkins (wicketkeeper), Chris Martin, Tim Southee, Andy McKay.
Umpires: Nigel Llong (England) and Simon Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire: Sanjay Hazare (India)
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Tags: Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Nagpur, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag