Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl first.
After losing the first T20I against Australia by 4 runs in Brisbane, India will look to up the ante and as the second T20I is important for India to win.
Aaron Finch led Australia is leading the series by 1-0 and if Virat Kohli led India lose today's match the series will go into Australia's pocket.
The first T20I played in Brisbane was the first T20 international that India lost in 2018.
The second T20I will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and the match will start at 1:30 pm IST.
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Chris Lynn, D'Arcy Short, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (wk), Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Counter-Nile