Third Test, Day 1 Live Updates: IND vs. AUS : As Matthew Kuhnemann quickly removed Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, Nathan Lyon defeated Cheteshwar Pujara, leaving India in serious difficulty. Virat Kohli is now joined in the middle by Ravindra Jadeja. Wednesday’s third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy saw India captain Rohit win the toss and decide to bat first against the visitors. KL Rahul has been replaced by Shubman Gill for India, and Mohammed Shami has been rested by Umesh Yadav. In the four-match series, the hosts are up 2-0. Australia is being led by Steve Smith in Pat Cummins’ absence as the normal captain.
Ndia (Playing XI): Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Srikar Bharat (w).
Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (batting), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (bowling), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, and Matthew Kuhnemann make up Australia’s starting eleven.