HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the first one-day international against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Saturday as the teams began to mark the home stretch for the 2019 World Cup.
Australia won the preceding Twenty20 series 2-0.
Western Australia's Ashton Turner made his ODI debut and he replaced D'Arcy Short from the T20 lineup. Jhye Richardson also missed out while leg spinner Adam Zampa played instead of spinner Nathan Lyon.
Skipper Aaron Finch was set to play his 100th ODI for Australia.
India opted for only one wrist spinner in Kuldeep Yadav, with Ravindra Jadeja partnering him.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, M.S. Dhoni, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami.
Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, Peter Handscomb, Ashton Turner, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff.
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