Men in Blue to take on Kangaroos tomorrowMarch 3rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Brisbane, Mar 3 (ANI): After clinching the first final of the Commonwealth Bank Series, Team India will take on Australia in the second final of the best of three in Brisbane on Tuesday.
With India looking forward to wrap up the series, the Australians will strive hard to keep the series alive by winning tomorrow’s match.
Meanwhile, Australia’s coach Tim Nielsen has admitted that his players were not playing well and are low on confidence before the second final of the cricket tri-series against India.
Nielsen said India is playing excellent cricket and Australia will be hard-pressed to avoid conceding its second consecutive series loss.
“That’s the challenge of elite sport, as we’re not always going to get the results we want playing against very good opposition and playing against a bowling attack that’s playing very well,” he said.
The tourists won game won in Sydney by six wickets with master batsman Sachin Tendulkar leading the charge with his first one-day century on Australian soil.
Australia (likely) 1 Matthew Hayden, 2 Adam Gilchrist (wk), 3 Ricky Ponting (capt), 4 Michael Clarke, 5 Andrew Symonds, 6 Michael Hussey, 7 James Hopes, 8 Brett Lee, 9 Mitchell Johnson, 10 Nathan Bracken, 11 Stuart Clark.
India (likely) 1 Sachin Tendulkar, 2 Robin Uthappa, 3 Gautam Gambhir, 4 Rohit Sharma, 5 Yuvraj Singh, 6 Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt, wk), 7 Irfan Pathan, 8 Praveen Kumar, 9 Harbhajan Singh, 10 Sreesanth, 11 Ishant Sharma. (ANI)
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