As per the fresh cricket news, the touring team to Australia, India has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Australia in their one-day international tri-series opener at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday afternoon.
The latest reports is that India is bowling superbly today and got two Australian wickets with just 35 runs on the board. Indian bowler Vinay Kumar is the pick of the bowler and he took both the wickets, including the important wicket of Ricky Ponting on just 2 runs.
The rain has now stopped the play, and players are resting in dressing rooms. Though the rain has stooped now.
The master blast from India will have to wait to till the second innings as he will once again try to achieve the 100th hundred today.
Earlier, the Twenty20 series between India and Australia ended with draw after the touring team won the last Twenty20 match by 8 wickets on Wednesday night in the same ground.
Umpires NJ Llong (England) and BNJ Oxenford
TV umpire PR Reiffel
Match referee AJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve umpire GC Joshu