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India put Australia in to bat

2012-02-01 10:47

Sydney - India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field in the Twenty20 international against Australia at the Sydney Olympic stadium on Wednesday.

India are coming off a 4-0 Test series drubbing and are looking to turn a new page in the shorter version of the game.

Australia and India have two wins each in their four T20 international games.

Teams

Australia: George Bailey (capt), David Warner, Matthew Wade, Travis Birt, David Hussey, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Christian, James Faulkner, Brad Hogg, Brett Lee, Xavier Doherty.

India: M.S. Dhoni (capt), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Pravin Kumar.

Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (AUS), Paul Reiffel (AUS)

TV umpire: Simon Fry (AUS)

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

AFP