World Cup: India opt to bat against Australia in warm-up matchBy IANS
Sunday, February 13, 2011
BANGALORE - Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in a 50-over World Cup warm-up match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday.
Both the teams can use 15 players, with 11 batting and 11 fielding. India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan won’t be available for this match.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Sreesanth, Yusuf Pathan, Virat Kohli, Munaf Patel, Piyush Chawla, Ravichandran Ashwin
Australia: Ricky Ponting (captain), Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (wicketkeeper), Michael Clarke, David Hussey, Cameron White, Tim Paine, Steven Smith, John Hastings, Mitchel Johnson, Jason Krejza, Brett Lee, Shaun Tait, Doug Bollinger and Callum Ferguson
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