India made two changes in the team that played Twenty20 World Championship final against Pakistan as Murali Karthik and Virender Sehwag replaced Joginder Sharma and Yousuf Pathan respectively.
India: V Sehwag, G Gambhir, RV Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (capt, wk), RP Sharma, IK Pathan, M Kartik, Harbhajan Singh, RP Singh, S Sreesanth
Australia: ML Hayden, AC Gilchrist (wk), RT Ponting (capt), A Symonds, MJ Clarke, BJ Hodge, BJ Haddin, B Lee, BW Hilfenhaus, NW Bracken, SR Clark.
Umpires: AM Saheba and SL Shastri
TV umpire: GA Pratapkumar
Match referee: BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire: P Bhanu Prakash