Chennai: Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first One-Day International here on Sunday.
For the hosts, Ajinkya Rahane will open the batting while Hardik Pandya is expected to bat at No 7.
Ravindra Jadeja, who replaced left-arm spinner Axar Patel on Saturday, was not included in the starting XI.
For the tourists, opener Hilton Cartwright would make his debut.
India: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (captain), Manish Pandey, M.S. Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.
Australia: David Warner, Hilton Cartwright, Steven Smith (captain), Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade(wk), James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa.