Indian captain MS Dhoni has won the toss today morning and elected to bat first in the third and final ODI against Pakistan at a slow and dry wicket of the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on Sunday.
Earlier, it was doubtful for captain MS Dhoni to play in the third ODI, but he was fit and leading the team from the front. Team India is playing their last ODI against Pakistan for pride.
However, India has lost too many today. India has left out-of-form batsman Virender Sehwag and seamer Ashok Dinda were replaced by opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane and debutant medium-pacer Shami Ahmed.
One change in the Pakistan team also, Azar Ali is not playing today and Umar Akmal is included in the playing 11.
Live scoreboard: India 118/6. overs 30. MS Dhoni 28* and Ravindra Jadeja 0*
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Umar Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Kamran Akmal (wk), Shoaib Malik, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan.
India: Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain & wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma Shami Ahmed.
Umpires: S Ansari (India) and BF Bowden (New Zealand), TV umpire: VA Kulkarni.
Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka).