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Dhoni opts to bat in dead rubber against Pakistan

New Delhi, Jan 6, 2013, (IANS) : 12:24 IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni. PTI
A fit-again India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat in the dead third rubber against Pakistan at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Sunday.

India made two changes with Virender Sehwag and Ashok Dinda making way for Ajinkya
Rahane and green horn Shami Ahmed.

Pakistan made one change: Umar Akmal replaced Azhar Ali.

Dhoni was doubtful for the match with a sore back but recovered in time.
Pakistan have already won the series 2-0.

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