Ponting wins toss, elects to field against Kiwis

Posted By: Pti
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Nagpur, Feb 25 (PTI) Australia skipper Ricky Ponting wonthe toss and opted to bowl against New Zealand in their groupA World Cup match at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium heretoday.

Australia have fielded an unchanged side that beatZimbabwe in their opening match while there is one change forNew Zealand with Jamie How replacing Jacob Oram.

The clash has been named as Chappell-Hadlee Trophy andthe two sides will play for the first time outside Australiaand New Zealand for the trophy.


Australia: Ricky Ponting (c), Shane Watson, Brad Haddin,Michael Clarke, Cameron White, David Hussey, Steven Smith,Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Tait, Jason Krejza and Brett Lee.

New Zealand: Daniel Vettori (C), Martin Guptill, BrendonMcCullum, Jesse Ryder, Ross Taylor, James Franklin, ScottStyris, Jamie How, Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee and HamishBennett.

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