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2nd ODI: India elect to bat
November 08, 2007 14:33 IST
Indian skipper Mahendra Dhoni won the toss and chose to bat first against Pakistan in the second one-day international in Mohali on Thursday.
India recalled attacking batsman Virender Sehwag [Images] into the playing eleven, omitting left-arm spinner Murali Kartik for the day-night game.
The hosts won the first match of the five-game series in Guwahati on Monday by five wickets.
Pakistan also dropped their second spinner, left-arm Abdur Rehman, and included left-arm Sohail Tanvir in a four-man pace attack.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni [Images] (captain), Sachin Tendulkar [Images], Sourav Ganguly [Images], Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir [Images], Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh [Images], Irfan Pathan [Images], Zaheer Khan [Images], RP Singh, Harbhajan Singh [Images].
Pakistan: Shoaib Malik [Images] (captain), Younis Khan, Salman Butt [Images], Mohammad Yousuf [Images], Shahid Afridi [Images], Misbah-ul Haq, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Akhtar [Images], Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir and Rao Iftikhar.