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Afghanistan ask India to bat

2012-09-19 16:01

Colombo - Afghanistan's captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and sent India in to bat in a group A match of the World Twenty20 in Colombo on Wednesday.

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Defending champions England are the third team in the group, from where the top two will advance to the Super Eights round.

Teams:

Afghanistan: Nawroz Mangal (captain), Dawlat Zadran, Gulbodin Naib, Karim Sadiq, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Asghar Stanikzai, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shenwari, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Shapoor Zadran.

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Rohit Sharma.

Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK) and and Simon Taufel (AUS)

TV umpire: Aleem Dar (PAK)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)

AFP