December 4, 2018 / 4:58 AM / 11 days ago

FACTBOX-Cricket-Australia v India - first test

    Dec 5 (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on the first test
match between Australia and India:
    
    WHERE?
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide - Capacity: 50,000
    
    WHEN?
    Dec. 6-10. Play starts at 10:30am local time (0000 GMT)
    
    AUSTRALIA (World ranking: fifth)
    Team - Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Shaun
Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Tim Paine (captain), Pat
Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon.
    Coach: Justin Langer    
        
    INDIA (World ranking: first)
    Team (from) - Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Lokesh
Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit
Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami,
Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.     
    Coach: Ravi Shastri
        
    MATCH OFFICIALS
    Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka), Nigel Llong (England)
    TV umpire: Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand)
    Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
    
    HISTORY
    Previous Australia v India tests in Adelaide

    Matches: 11
    Australia wins: 7
    India wins: 1
    
    YEAR      WINNER          MARGIN
    1948      Australia       inns & 16 runs
    1967      Australia       146 runs
    1978      Australia       47 runs
    1981      match drawn
    1985      match drawn
    1992      Australia       38 runs
    1999      Australia       285 runs
    2003      India           4 wickets
    2008      match drawn
    2012      Australia       298 runs
    2014      Australia       48 runs 
    
    SERIES
    Second test:
    Dec. 14-18  10:20 a.m. (0220) - Perth Stadium 
    Third test:
    Dec. 26-30  10:30 a.m. (2330) - Melbourne Cricket Ground
    Fourth test:
    Jan. 3-7    10:30 a.m.  (2330) - Sydney Cricket Ground

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