India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Thursday.
India have won the toss and they will bat first in Sydney!
Both sides have made two changes. Labuschagne and Handscomb both earn recalls for the hosts while India have brought in KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav.#AUSvIND | FOLLOW LIVE👇https://t.co/c2fCH8CBUE pic.twitter.com/iaVLtWODkA
— ICC (@ICC) January 2, 2019
Stumps on Day 1: 303/4 in 90.0 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 130 batting, Mayank Agarwal 77; Josh Hazlewood 2/51)
Stumps on Day 2: India (first innings): 622/7 declared (Cheteshwar Pujara 193, Rishabh Pant 159 not out; Nathon Lyon 4/178)
Australia 1st Innings: 24/0 (Marcus Harris 19 batting, Usman Khawaja 5 batting)
Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant made contrasting centuries as India posted a massive 622/7d on day two of the Sydney Test. #AUSvIND
— ICC (@ICC) January 4, 2019
Australia: Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Peter Handscomb, Tim Paine (capt), Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc
India: Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (ENG), Ian Gould (ENG)
TV umpire: Marais Erasmus (RSA)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)