Thursday , January 29 2015
Pakistan to bowl first

Pakistan to bowl first

Pakistan skipper Misbah-Ul-Haque has won the toss and opted to bowl first. This is comparatively a slow track and there won’t be much for the bowlers throughout the match. But Misbah decides to bowl first keeping the dew factor in mind.

After a comfortable 72 runs win against Afghanistan, Pakistan managed to snatch a valuable bonus point and currently standing at second position in the tournament with more net run rate than India.

Pakistan have brought in Mohammad Talha to replace Anwar Ali while India have included Amit Mishra, a leg spinner into their squad.

India XI: S Dhawan, RG Sharma, V Kohli*, AT Rayudu, AM Rahane, KD Karthik†, RA Jadeja, R Ashwin, A Mishra,B Kumar, Mohammed Shami
Pakistan XI: Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Umar Akmal†,Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Talha, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan

Sunviraj Rifat
tigercricket correspondent