Toss Australia selected to bowl v India
Aaron Finch received his first toss on the tour and put India in on what he referred to as a “moderately good wicket”. Finch mentioned Australia hoped that dew would are available in as they chased later, and identified that it had after they educated beneath lights within the days main as much as the match. Australia named each their frontline spinners – Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa – alongside quick bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson. Marnus Labuschage was handed a debut and will bat within the prime 4. He’s additionally a legspinning possibility.
Virat Kohli mentioned his facet was at all times seeking to be put out of its consolation zone and was “fairly pleased” with the toss regardless of additionally desirous to bowl first. Kohli acknowledged that Australia – which was the opposite staff to lose within the World Cup semi-final spherical final 12 months – was the one staff that had severely challenged India at residence in latest occasions and that India must be at their finest. To try to do this, India additionally named two spinners – Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja – alongside Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur.
India’s choice additionally hinted at the potential of Kohli dropping to No. four within the batting order as all three opening choices, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul, had been named within the XI. Kedar Jadhav was unnoticed of the XI, that means one in all Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant will take his place at No. 6.
India 1 Shikhar Dhawan, 2 Rohit Sharma, three KL Rahul, four Virat Kohli (capt), 5 Shreyas Iyer, 6 Rishabh Pant (wk), 7 Ravindra Jadeja, eight Shardul Thakur, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Jasprit Bumrah
Australia 1 David Warner, 2 Aaron Finch (capt), three Steven Smith, four Marnus Labuschagne, 5 Ashton Turner, 6 Alex Carey (wk), 7 Ashton Agar, eight Pat Cummins, 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Kane Richardson, 11 Adam Zampa