India have opted to bat first as they seek to complete a maiden Test series win in Australia at the SCG, where Marnus Labuschagne has been parachuted into first drop in the hosts’ reshuffled batting order.
“It’ll get tougher and tougher to bat on as the game wears on … it’s an ideal day for us to bat,” Virat Kohli said after winning the toss.
Australia made two changes for the fourth Test, recalling Labuschagne and Peter Handscomb.
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