Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (PTI) Defending champions Australia wonthe toss and elected to bat in the World Cup Group A matchagainst Zimbabwe at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium today.
Australia, bidding for their fourth straight crown, leftout Doug Bollinger, Callum Ferguson, John Hastings and TimPaine from the 15.
Zimbabwe omitted Terrence Duffin, Greg Lamb - who isinjured, Shingirai Masakadza and Tinashe Panyangara from theirCup squad.
Australia: Ricky Ponting (c), Shane Watson, Brad Haddin,Michael Clarke, Cameron White, David Hussey, Steven Smith,Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Tait, Jason Krejza, Brett Lee
Zimbabwe: Elton Chigumbura, Brendon Taylor, CharlesCoventry, Tatenda Taibu, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine, ProsperUtseya, Shingirai Masakadza, Graeme Cremer, Chris Mpofu, RayPrice.