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FACTBOX-Cricket-Australia v India test series

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    Dec 11 (Reuters) - Factbox on the test series between
Australia and India, which begins in Adelaide on Dec. 17:
    
    FIXTURES
    First test    Dec. 17-21   Adelaide    2:30 p.m.  (0400 GMT)
    Second test   Dec. 26-30   Melbourne   10:30 a.m. (2330 GMT)
    Third test    Jan. 7-11    Sydney      10:30 a.m. (2330 GMT)
    Fourth test   Jan. 15-19   Brisbane    10:00 a.m. (0000 GMT)
    
    AUSTRALIA
    World ranking: 1
    Captain: Tim Paine
    Coach: Justin Langer
    Top ranked batsman: Steve Smith (1)
    Top ranked bowler: Pat Cummins (1)
    Squad: Tim Paine, Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins,
Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne,
Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski,
Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade,
David Warner.
    
    INDIA
    World ranking: 3
    Captain: Virat Kohli
    Coach: Ravi Shastri
    Top ranked batsman: Virat Kohli (2)
    Top ranked bowler: Jasprit Bumrah (9)
    Squad: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi
Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma
Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit
Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep
Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj.
    
    TEST HEAD-TO-HEAD
    Matches: 98
    Australia wins: 42
    India wins: 28
    Draws: 27
    Tied: 1
    LAST THREE SERIES
    2014-15   Australia beat India 2-0 in Australia    
    2016-17   India beat Australia 2-1 in India
    2018-19   India beat Australia 2-1 in Australia
 (Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter
Rutherford
)
  

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