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Australia to bat against India, Sehwag replaces Pathan

Posted by on March 24, 2011 1 Comment

Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) Australia captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat against India in the quarter-final of the World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera here Thusday.

India opener Virender Sehwag comes back in the side in place of Yusuf Pathan. Australia also made one change with Steven Smith making way for David Hussey.


India: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Munaf Patel.

Australia: Brad Haddin (wicketkeeper), Shane Watson, Ricky Ponting
(captain), Michael Clarke, Cameron White, Mike Hussey, David Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Jason Krejza and Shaun Tait.

Umpires: Marais Erasmus (South Africa) and Ian Gould (England)
TV umpire: Richard Kettleborough (England)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

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