Dharamsala, Mar 25 (PTI) Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat against India in the decisive fourth cricket Test at HPCA stadium, here today.Also Read - Highlights India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Match : IND Win By 73 Runs, NZ Whitewashed 3-0
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Australia have fielded an unchanged side.
The series is locked 1-1.
Australia: David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Steve O’Keefe, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood.
India: KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav.
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