January 2, 2019 / 5:23 AM / 3 months ago

FACTBOX-Cricket-Australia v India - Fourth test

    Jan 2 (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on the final test
of the four-match series between Australia and India:
    
    WHERE?
    Sydney Cricket Ground - Capacity: 48,000
    
    WHEN?
    Jan. 3-7. Play starts at 1030 local time (2330 GMT)
    
    AUSTRALIA (World ranking: fifth)
    Squad - Tim Paine (captain), Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh,
Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris, Marnus
Labuschagne, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun
Marsh, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Starc
    Coach: Justin Langer
    
    INDIA (World ranking: first)
    Squad - KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat
Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant,
Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran
Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav 
    Coach: Ravi Shastri
    
    MATCH OFFICIALS
    Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (England), Ian Gould
(England)
    TV umpire: Marais Erasmus (South Africa)
    Match referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
    
    HISTORY
    
    Previous Australia v India tests in Sydney

    Matches: 11
    Australia wins: 5
    India wins: 1
    
    YEAR      WINNER          MARGIN
    1947      match drawn
    1968      Australia       144 runs
    1978      India           inns & 2 runs
    1981      Australia       inns & 4 runs
    1986      match drawn
    1992      match drawn
    2000      Australia       inns & 141 runs
    2004      match drawn 
    2008      Australia       122 runs
    2012      Australia       inns & 68 runs
    2015      match drawn 
    
    SERIES
    First test (Adelaide)
    India won by 31 runs.
    
    Second test (Perth)
    Australia won by 146 runs.
    
    Third test (Melbourne)
    India won by 137 runs.

 (Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; editing by
Sudipto Ganguly)
  
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