Faridabad: Indian captain Saurav Ganguly won the toss and elected to bat in the first One-day International against Zimbabwe on Thursday. India opened the innings with Ganguly and Dinesh Mongia.
The teams: India: Saurav Ganguly (captain), Rahul Dravid, V V S Laxman, Sanjay Bangar, Dinesh Mongia, Mohammedd Kaif, Ajay Ratra, Anil Kumble, Ajit Agarkar, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan. 12th man: Shiv Sundar Das.
Zimbabwe: Stuart Carlisle (captain), Alistair Campbell, Douglas Marillier, Andy Flower, Travis Friend, Grant Flower, Heath Streak, Dion Ebrahim, Tatenda Taibu, Gary Brent and Craig Wishart. 12th man: Douglas Hondo.