Bengaluru, Feb 27: India facing 0-1 deficit in the two-match T-20 series against Australia were put into bat first in the second and final T20 series against the visitors at M Chinnaswamy stadium here today.
Winning the toss Australia captain Aaron Finch said he would bowl on the fresh wicket and reap early rewards.
Rival Indian Captain Virat Kohli said, ‘’We would have bowled first too. The Bengaluru wicket looked good for batting first.
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Siddarth Kaul
Australia (Playing XI): D Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Aaron Finch(c), Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb(w), Ashton Turner, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa. (UNI)