Australia opt to bat against India
Chennai, Feb 22 : Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and decided to bat against India in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the M.A.Chidambaram Stadium here Friday.
All-rounder Moises Henriques will be making his debut for Australia and pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar for India. Harbhajan Singh will be playing his 100th Test match.
Australia: Ed Cowan, David Warner, Phil Hughes, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (captain), Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Moises Henriques, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon. 12th man: Glenn Maxwell
India: Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma