Deccan Chronicle – India, the world’s number two side in one-day international cricket, and one of the favourites to win the 50-over showpiece event were unchanged from their tournament-opening win over South Africa.

Summary

  • India, the world’s number two side in one-day international cricket, and one of the favourites to win the 50-over showpiece event were unchanged from their tournament-opening win over South Africa.
  • (Photo: File)London: India captain Virat Kohli said it was a “no-brainer” to bat first against Australia after winning the toss in a key World Cup match at the Oval on Sunday.
  • India, the world’s number two side in one-day international cricket, and one of the favourites to win the 50-over showpiece event were unchanged from their tournament-opening win over South Africa.
  • Australia captain Aaron Finch admitted he would have also batted first had he won the toss but backed his side to maintain their winning run all the same.
  • Australia are on a 10-match winning streak in ODIs but Finch added: “In a World Cup — it’s a different kind of pressure than playing a series against the same side.


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