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Australia Win Toss, To Bat First In Second Test In Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat first in the second test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.

Australia lead the four-test series 1-0 after winning the series-opener at Adelaide Oval by eight wickets.

Australia retained the same 11 from the Adelaide test.

Australia team: Matthew Wade, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon.

India team: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.



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