India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 5: India beats Australia to start series on winning note

India beats Australia by 31 runs in what was a thrilling Test match at the Adelaide Oval on Monday.

India defeated Australia in a thrilling Test match at the Adelaide Oval.   -  getty images

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The teams (from)

India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami.

Australia (Playing 11): Tim Paine (captain), Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood.

Umpires: Nigel Llong and Kumar Dharmasena; Third Umpire: Chris Gaffaney; Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle.

Start of play: 10.30 a.m. local time, 5.30 a.m. IST.