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Rahane replaces Sehwag in third ODI against Pakistan

Last updated on: January 06, 2013 12:11 IST

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final one-dayer against Pakistan in Delhi on Sunday.

India, down 0-2 in the series, made two changes to the squad, dropping out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag and pacer Ashok Dinda for Ajinkya Rahane and Shami Ahmed respectively.

Pakistan made just one change, drafting in Umar Akmal in place of Azhar Ali.


India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c), Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Shami

Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Junaid Khan, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan.