Australia opt to bat against India
Brisbane: Australia stand-in captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat against India in the seventh ODI of the tri-series at the Gabba here Sunday.
Australia have replaced indisposed fast bowler Clint McKay with Ben Hilfenhaus, who tormented the Indians during the Test series. India have replaced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin with pace spearhead Zaheer Khan.
Australia: Matthew Wade, David Warner, Ricky Ponting, Peter Forrest, David Hussey, Mike Hussey, Dan Christian, Brett Lee, Mitchell Starc, Xavier Doherty and Ben Hilfenhaus.
India: Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Irfan Pathan, R.Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan and Umesh Yadav.