India opt to field against England

November 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Sachin TendulkarCuttack, Nov 26 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and asked England to bat in the fifth One-day International of the Hero Honda Cup at the Barabati Stadium here Wednesday.India made a couple of changes with Irfan Pathan earning a recall in place of Munaf Patel and Rohit Sharma replacing opener Gautam Gambhir, who is rested. England also made two changes bringing in opener Alastair Cook and fast bowler Steve Harmison in place of Ian Bell and James Anderson.

India have already clinched the seven-match series 4-0.


India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma

England: Kevin Pietersen (captain), Alastair Cook, Ravi Bopara, Paul Collingwood, Andrew Flintoff, Owais Shah, Samit Patel, Matt Prior (wicketkeeper), Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad and Steve Harmison

Umpires: Daryl Harper (Australia) and Ameish Saheba (India)
TV umpire: S.K. Tarapore (India)
Match referee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)

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