Ranchi: Australia skipper Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bat against India in the third cricket Test at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Thursday.
India have made just one change, bringing in Murali Vijay, who has recovered from a shoulder injury, in place of Abhinav Mukund.
Australia have included Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell in their playing XI.
The four-Test series is levelled at 1-1.
India: Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
Australia: David Warner, Mark Renshaw, Steve Smith (C), Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Steve O’Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Jose Hazlewood.
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