India tour of Australia 2014, 1st Test Live Score card: Australia vs India at Adelaide, Dec 9-13, 2014.
Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (00:00 GMT).
Series: India tour of Australia 2014
Match Teams: Australia vs India
Match Time: 5:30 AM IST, 00:00 GMT
Match Venue: Played at Adelaide Oval
Virat Kohli will lead India for the first time in Tests after it was confirmed that MS Dhoni will miss the Adelaide Test starting tomorrow due to a thumb injury. This is the first Test Dhoni will miss since the Adelaide Test in January 2012.
Recent Matches results:
Australia L L W L W
India L L L W D
Kohli will become the 32nd man to captain India in a Test
Clarke has a remarkable record at Adelaide Oval, where in nine Tests he has scored 1279 runs at 98.38, including six centuries.
Australia begin the series ranked second and India sixth in Tests; India could drop to seventh if they lose 3-0 or 4-0
Adelaide Oval now uses drop-in pitches but the curator Damian Hough said on match eve that he expected "a typical Adelaide Oval pitch" for the Test. "Hopefully there is a little bit in it early, it's going to be good to bat on, and then take a little bit of spin and some inconsistency later in the game," Hough said.