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ICC World Cup 2015: West Indies elect to bat against India

West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat against India in a World Cup Pool B contest.

Jason Holder
Jason Holder

Perth, March 6 (IANS) West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat against India in a World Cup Pool B contest at the WACA here on Friday.

India have brought back pacer Mohammed Shami, who was out of the last game against the United Arab Emirates with an injury, replacing Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The Caribbean side, meanwhile, have replaced spinner Sulieman Benn with an extra pacer Kemar Roach, keeping in mind the pacy and bouncy nature of the wicket.

Squads:

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav

West Indies: Dwayne Smith, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Lendl Simmons, Jonathan Carter, Darren Sammy, Andre Russell, Jason Holder (Captain), Kemar Roach, Jerome Taylor.

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