India take on Australia in the second Test in Melbourne. In absence of skipper Virat Kohli, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will don the captain’s band. India have announced the playing XI and Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj are set to make the debut.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will also return to the Test side. Wriddhiman Saha has also been dropped and has been replaced by Rishabh Pant.
Playing XI: Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (c), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj