December 5, 2018 / 7:16 AM / 7 days ago

FACTBOX: Cricket-Australia versus India - first test

(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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