Cavendish to start 2011 at Tour Down Under

Mark Cavendish takes lead, Vuelta a Espana 2010 stage 1 TTT

Mark Cavendish has been named in the HTC-Columbia team for next year's Tour Down Under, setting up a mouth-watering three-way sprint battle between him, Andre Greipel and Tyler Farrar.

It will be the first time Cavendish has sprinted against Greipel now the German has left HTC for Omega Pharma Lotto. The two were given separate race programmes since they fell out at the 2008 Giro d'Italia.

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