Pakistan win toss, bat first against India

CENTURION, South Africa - Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first in good conditions in their Champions Trophy Group A match against India on Saturday.

By (Reuters)

Published: Sat 26 Sep 2009, 6:39 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:49 AM

Pakistan captain Younus Khan is back in action after missing their opening match against West Indies earlier in the week due to a finger injury. Misbah ul-Haq makes way for the skipper.

India have rushed 20-year-old Virat Kohli straight into their starting XI as a replacement for big-hitting Yuvraj Singh, who is injured and back home.

India - Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Rudra Pratap Singh, Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra.

Pakistan - Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal, Younus Khan, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Yousuf, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Rana Naved ul-Hasan, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Aamer.

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