Cricket World Cup 2015

Windies opt to bat against India

2015-03-06 08:22
Jason Holder (Gallo)

Perth - West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat in the Cricket World Cup Pool B game against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Friday.

India recalled seamer Mohammed Shami at the expense of Bhuvneshwar Kumar while the West Indies made one change, bringing in pace bowler Kemar Roach for spinner Sulieman Benn.

India are unbeaten in the tournament with three wins in three games, while the West Indies have two wins in four matches.


India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav.

West Indies: Jason Holder (capt), Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels, Jonathan Carter, Denesh Ramdin, Lendl Simmons, Darren Sammy, Andrew Russell, Jerome Taylor, Kemar Roach.

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI) and Nigel Llong (ENG)

Tv umpire: Brent Bowden (NZL)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)

Weather: Sunny, 32 degrees

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