Australia and India are playing their first Test match in Nagpur.
After losing the first two wickets, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first.
The Indian XI saw the return of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to the Indian team along with a few other veteran players.
The batting of the Indian team has been strengthened by the return of Rohit and Kohli, who came to bat at number nine of Akshar Patel.
Rohit Sharma will play his first Test at home against Australia.
Meanwhile, Kohli will face his favorite opponent against whom he averages around 50.
Meanwhile, a video of Virat Kohli punching Rohit Sharma before the toss has been leaked ahead of the first Test.
However, it does not appear that the footage is from the Nagpur Test.
The Indian crowd cheered for the old skipper as he delivered the delivery to the current skipper.
Both the players share a great camaraderie and have served as the cornerstone of Indian cricket for a long time.
They also had KS Bharath and Suryakumar Yadav, who was making his Test debut.
Ishan Kishan was dropped for India because of his superior ability against the Indian spinners.
He has great expertise in preventing the ball from turning while playing domestic cricket.
The first Test of the Border-Gavaskar series will be held in Nagpur on January 8.
Delhi will host the second Test from 13 to 17 February.
The fourth Test will be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad from March 9 to 13, while the third Test will be held in Dharamshala from March 1 to 5.
India must win the series to advance to the WTC Championship game.