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Australia elect to bat vs India in third Test

IANS  |  Ranchi 

won the toss and elected to bat in the crucial third Test against at the State Cricket Association (JSCA) International Stadium here on Thursday.

The injuries to all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and pace spearhead Mitchell Starc have forced the visitors to bring in explosive all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins into the playing XI.

made a lone change with opener Murali Vijay coming in to play his 50th Test replacing fellow Tamil Nadu opener Abhinav Mukund.

Teams:

India: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.

Australia: David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Steve Smith (Captain), Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wadea, Steve O'Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Patt Cummins, Josh Hazlewood.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 09:30 IST
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