Australia gained the toss and elected to bat first towards India within the iconic Boxing Day Check, beginning right here on Saturday.
Whereas Australia are unchanged, India made 4 modifications to its taking part in eleven.
India introduced in Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant and handed out debuts to Shubman Gill and Mohammad Siraj instead of common skipper Virat Kohli, Wriddhiman Saha, Prithvi Shaw and injured Mohammad Shami.
India are trailing the four-match collection 0-1 after shedding the opening day/night time Check in Adelaide by eight wickets.
The long-lasting Boxing Day Check, second match of the collection, might be India”s 100th recreation within the conventional format towards Australia.
Groups: India: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.
Australia: Tim Paine (captain), Matthew Wade, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Inexperienced, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood. PTI SSC SSC SSC