Australia won the toss & elected to bat in the 2nd QF's

Australia win the toss and choose to bat in an enticing encounter in the 2nd Quarter Finals against India in Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera, India.

India dropped Yusuf Pathan and retained Suresh Raina. Australia brought in David Hussey, the middle-order batsman who bowls off breaks, for Steven Smith. There was some pre-game talk about playing John Hastings but Australia chose to retain the services of offspinner Jason Krejza.

For his part, Dhoni, playing his 100th game as captain, said the team was mentally ready for this knockout game.

Australia sqaud for 2nd QF against India

Brad Haddin (wk), Shane Watson, Ricky Ponting (capt), Michael Clarke, Cameron White, Michael Hussey, David Hussey, Jason Krejza, Brett Lee, Mitchell Johnson, and Shaun Tait.

India squad for 2nd QF against Australia

Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, R Ashwin, and Munaf Patel.

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