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Australia win toss, elect to bat in Adelaide

February 17, 2008 09:19 IST

Australia captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and elected to bat first in Sunday's tri-series one-day international against India at Adelaide Oval.

Australia rested fast bowler Brett Lee with Stuart Clark called in to bolster the seam attack. Batsman Michael Clarke passed a fitness test.

India brought in batsman Munaf Patel in place of the injured Virender Sehwag.

Teams:

Australia: Ricky Ponting (captain), Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, James Hopes, Andrew Symonds, Brad Hogg, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Bracken, Stuart Clark.

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Munaf Patel, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Rohit Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Shantha Sreesanth, Ishant Sharma. (Editing by Ed Osmond)

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