Australia opt to bat against India

Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and opted to bat against India in the cricket World Cup semifinal at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground here on Thursday.

Both teams have gone in with an unchanged squad.

Squads:

Australia: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steven Smith, Michael Clarke (Captain), Shane Watson, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav.