India Blue win toss, elect to bat

Ahmedabad, Oct 27 (UNI) India Blue captain Virendra Sehwag has won the toss and elected to bat first against India Green led by Test discard wicket keeper Parthiv Patel in the third day-night match of the Challenger Trophy at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium at Motera near here.

India Blue made a couple of changes. Opener Ajinkya Rahane and seamer Ranadeb Bose have been rested and replaced by Arjun Yadav of Hyderabad and Mumbai seamer Saurabh Bandekar.

India Green made one change, bringing in Tamil Nadu batsman Anirudha Srikkanth in place of Niranjan Behera.

The teams: India Blue: V Sehwag (captain), S A Asnodkar, A S Yadav, S K Raina, K D Karthik (wk), N K Patel, S S Bandekar, V Y Mahesh, A Mishra, R R Powar and Joginder Sharma.

India Green: Parthiv Patel (captain, wk), C A Pujara, Y K Pathan, R G Sharma, M Tiwary, I Abdulla, A M Nayar, Piyush Chawla, S Anirudha, Pankaj Singh and M M Patel.

Umpires: S N Bandekar and A V Jayaprakash, TV umpire: S D Ranade, match referee: B Raghunath.


Story first published: Saturday, October 27, 2007, 16:08 [IST]
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