Score: India 21/1; KL Rahul (19*), Cheteshwar Pujara (1*).
India 15/1 from 4 overs:
WICKET! Mitchell Starc has given Australia their first breakthrough as Abhinav Mukund gets out on zero on comeback. The ball hits Mukund on full and he does not review the decision.
Bengaluru: India won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against Australia here at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.
India, who lost the opening Test in Pune by 333 runs, have made two changes to the side as Abhinav Mukund replaced injured Murali Vijay and Karun Nair coming in place of Jayant Yadav. Australia have made no changes to their winning combination.
India will be eager to turn the tables on Australia as the second Test of the four-match Test series begins here on Saturday. The Virat Kohli-led unit will be aiming to stop Steve Smith and Co in their tracks and level the series 1-1.
India: Abhinav Mukund, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
Australia: David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Steve Smith (captain), Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Steve O’Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood.
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