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Australia put Pakistan in to bat

World Cricket

Dhaka – Australian captain George Bailey won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in the World Twenty20 Super-10 group two match in Dhaka on Sunday.

Australia included 43-year-old spinner Brad Hogg for their first match, making him the oldest player to take part in the World Twenty20 competitions since the inaugural event in 2007.

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File picture:Australian captain George Bailey won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in the World Twenty20 Super-10 group two match in Dhaka. Photo by: A.M. Ahad/AP

Pakistan made one change from the team that lost to India by seven wickets on Friday, replacing seamer Junaid Khan with 35-year-old left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar.

India, the West Indies and hosts Bangladesh are the other teams in the group, from which the top two will advance to the semi-finals.

Australia: George Bailey (capt), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Doug Bollinger, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Shane Watson.

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez (capt), Ahmed Shehzad, Bilawal Bhatti, Kamran Akmal, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Zulfiqar Babar.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

TV umpire: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)

Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI) - Sapa-AFP

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