India elect to bat first in the Second Test

Published: Saturday, June 10, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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St Lucia:Indian captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test against West Indies here today.

India made only one change from the team that played in the first drawn Test in Antigua with seamer Irfan Pathan replacing injured S Sreesanth, while West Indies bringing in Pedro Collins and Jerome Taylor for Dave Mohammad and Fidel Edwards.

Teams: India: Rahul Dravid (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Wasim Jaffer, VVS Laxman, Mohd Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (wk), Irfan Pathan, Anil Kumble, VRV Singh, Munaf Patel West Indies: Brian Lara (Captain), Chris Gayle, Daren Ganga, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Ian Bradshaw, Pedro Collins, Jerom Taylor, Corey Collymore Umpires: Asad Rauf, Simon Taufel Third Umpire: Steve Bucknor

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