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Australia bat; Mayank Agarwal to open for India

27 Nov 2020, 13:43 GMT+10

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Australia won the chose and chose to bat vs India

Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and chose to bat first against India in the opening ODI of the international summer at the SCG on Friday.

The hosts had only one change from their last ODI team, against England in Manchester earlier in the year, with Mitchell Marsh absent and Steven Smith returning after he had been unavailable due to concussion.

India's captain Virat Kohli chose to include Mayank Agarwal at the top of the order opposite Shikhar Dhawan in the absence of Rohit Sharma.

Australia: Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (capt), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah

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