1st Test: India opt to bat against Australia

Adelaide, Dec 6: India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the first test of the four-match series at the Adelaide Oval here on Thursday.

Both sides have included three pacers and a spinner each.

Teams:

India -- Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (Wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami

Australia -- Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine (Captain/Wicket-keeper), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

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