Windies win toss, bat first
 

New Delhi, India -- West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and decided to bat first in the opening match of the three-Test series at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday. 

West Indies recalled fast bowler Ravi Rampaul to replace Kemar Roach from the team which won the series-clinching Test match against Bangladesh in Dhaka last week.

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pace bowler Umesh Yadav were given their first Test caps.

Teams
West Indies:
Darren Sammy (Captain), Kieran Powell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Marlon Samuels, Carlton Baugh, , Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards, Devendra Bishoo. 
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwg, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Pragyan Ojha, Umesh Yadav. 

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka), Rod Tucker (Australia)
ICC match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 20:24