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.



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


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)


Read News24’s Comments Policy


Who do you think will win this year's ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.