Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test of the three match series against New Zealand at Green Park stadium here on Thursday.
India in its historic 500th Test is playing with six batsmen, two fast bowlers and two spinners while the visiting New Zealand are playing with three spinners and two fast bowlers.
India has won 10 tests under Kohli’s captaincy.
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India Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Lokesh Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (W) Murali Vijay & Umesh Yadav.
New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (C), Trent Boult, Mark Craig, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (W)