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India elect to bat against England

Posted by on February 27, 2011 0 Comment

Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against England in their World Cup Group B match here Sunday.

India made one change to the side that beat Bangaldesh in the first match, replacing S. Sreesnath with leg-spinner Piyush Chawla.

England made two changes. They included left-arm spinner Michael Yardy and Ajmal Shahzad, leaving out indisposed fast bowler Stuart Broad and batsman Ravi Bopara.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Zaheer Khan, Munaf Patel

Andrew Strauss (captain), Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott, Ian Bell, Paul Collingwood, Matt Prior (wicketkeeper), Michael Yardy, Tim Bresnan, Graeme Swann, Ajmal Shahzad, James Anderson.

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