World Cup 2019: India win toss, opt to bat against Australia

Last Updated: Sunday, 9 June 2019 (14:48 IST)
London: India won the toss and opted to bat against Australia  here at Kennington Oval on Sunday.
 
The two-time champions, being led by for the first time in a 50-over World Cup, will be desperate to lay down a marker against 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. (UNI)