ICC World Twenty20

Australia bat first in must-win game

2016-03-27 16:06
Steve Smith (Gallo Images)

Mohali - Australian captain Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bat in a must-win World Twenty20 group match against India in Mohali on Sunday.

The Australians kept an unchanged side for the match that will decide which team goes through to the semi-final against the West Indies in Mumbai next week.

India also retained the same team that scraped home against Bangladesh in Bangalore.

Teams

India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah.

Australia

Steve Smith (capt), Shane Watson, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Usman Khawaja, Aaron Finch, James Faulkner, Peter Nevill, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa.

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI) and Marais Erasmus (RSA)

TV umpire: Richard Illingworth (ENG)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)

Reserve umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)

 

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