India win toss, opt to bat against Australia

India win toss, opt to bat against Australia

London: India won the toss and opted to bat against Australia here at Kennington Oval on Sunday. The two-time champions, being led by Virat Kohli for the first time in a 50-over World Cup, will be desperate to lay down a marker against the the five-time world champions. India began their World Cup 2019 campaign with a comprehensive six-wicket win over South Africa, with Rohit Sharma scoring an unbeaten century, and the pair of Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah getting the job done with the ball. In head-to-head, Australia have won 77 and lost 49 in 136 One-day International matches so far. In World Cup, Australia have dominated completely as they won eight and lost three in 11 meetings at ICC showpiece event.

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