India Wins Toss, Bats 1st against England ODI

Published: 20th January 2015 11:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th January 2015 11:32 AM   |  A+A-


AUSTRALIA— India Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat Tuesday in the tri-series limited-overs international against England at Brisbane's Gabba ground.

India is without prolific batsman Rohit Sharma, who has a sore hamstring, and will instead bring Ambati Rayudu into the lineup, while allrounder Stuart Binny replaces Ravichandran Ashwin.

England made one change to its side, with James Anderson returning to the order at the expense of Chris Jordan.



England: Ian Bell, Moeen Ali, James Taylor, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Steven Finn.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (capttain), Ambati Rayudu, Stuart Binny, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav.

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasen, Sri Lanka, and Mick Martell, Australia.

TV umpire: Simon Fry, Australia. Match referee: John Ward, Australia.


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