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Team India have decided to wait until the start of the first Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday to announce their playing XI.
The tourists announced a 12-man squad in the wake of skipper Virat Kohli addressing the media in Adelaide, with Hanuma Vihari and Rohit Sharma set to compete for the one spot.
Vihari, a batting all-rounder, made his Test debut in The Oval Test this year.
Rohit played the last of his 25 Tests against South Africa in January this year but has toured Australia before,Australia sprang a surprise by axing all-rounder Mitch Marsh on Wednesday for the first Test against India, as Usman Khawaja's return was confirmed despite the shock of his brother's arrest.
Batsmen Travis Head and Peter Handscomb were preferred to Marsh, piling more pressure on the bowlers, while Marcus Harris will make his debut as opener.