India wins toss, elects to bat; Sehwag replaces Kartik

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Mohali, Nov 8 (UNI) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the second game of the five match ODI series here today.

Both teams made one change in their eleven that played in the first one-dayer at Guwahati.

India brought in Virender Sehwag in place of spinner Murli Kartik, while in the Pakistan side pace bowler Sohail Tanvir has replaced left-arm leg spinner Abdur Rehman.

This is the 110th match between the two nations. In the previous 109 matches, India has emerged winner in 41 games and Pakistan in 61 games, while there were no results in four ties.

Teams: India (from): Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt and wk), Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, Rudra Pratap Singh, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh.

Pakistan (from): Shoaib Malik (capt), Younis Khan, Salman Butt, Mohammad Yousuf, Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal (wk), Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Rao Iftikhar Anjum.

Umpires : Ian Gould , Suresh Shastri; Third umpire : A M Seheba; Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama.


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