New Zealand ask India to bat in Twenty20February 25th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 25 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the first Twenty20 International of the series here Wednesday.
New Zealand: Daniel Vettori (captain), Brendon McCullum (wicketkeeper), Jesse Ryder, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Jacob Oram, Nathan McCullum, Ian Butler, Tim Southee, Ewen Thompson and Iain O’Brien.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma.
Umpires: G.A.V. Baxter and E.A. Watkin
TV umpire: Tony Hill
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle