The fourth and final Test match between Australia and India will be played in Sydney, starting Jan 3. This is the first time that India go into the last Test of a series in Australia with a lead and need to draw the Test to win the series.
Following is a fact box on the final Test of the four-match series between Australia and India:
Sydney Cricket Ground - Capacity: 48,000
January 3-7. Play starts at 1030 local time (2330 GMT)
AUSTRALIA (World ranking: 5th)
Squad - Tim Paine (captain), Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Starc
Coach: Justin Langer
INDIA (World ranking: 1st)
Squad - KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav
Coach: Ravi Shastri
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (England), Ian Gould (England)
TV umpire: Marais Erasmus (South Africa)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Previous Australia v India Tests in Sydney
Australia wins: 5
India wins: 1
YEAR WINNER MARGIN
1947 match drawn
1968 Australia 144 runs
1978 India inns & 2 runs
1981 Australia inns & 4 runs
1986 match drawn
1992 match drawn
2000 Australia inns & 141 runs
2004 match drawn
2008 Australia 122 runs
2012 Australia inns & 68 runs
2015 match drawn
First Test (Adelaide): India won by 31 runs.
Second Test (Perth): Australia won by 146 runs.
Third Test (Melbourne): India won by 137 runs.