Skipper Aaron Finch-led team Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first in the first T20 internationals against India in Visakhapatnam. The two-match T20I series will see both India and Australia fight till the last ball to win the trophy at the end of it.
Mayank Markande will make his debut for India and for Australia its Peter Handscomb who will don the Australian colors for the first time in T20Is today.
Playing XI for India: Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Markande, Umesh Yadav
Playing XI for Australia: Aaron Finch (C), D'Arcy Short, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Turner, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile