MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on the third test of the four-match series between Australia and India.
Melbourne Cricket Ground - Capacity: 100,000
Dec. 26-30. Play starts at 1030 local time (2330 GMT)
AUSTRALIA (World ranking: fifth)
Squad: Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine (captain-wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.
Coach: Justin Langer
INDIA (World ranking: first)
Squad: Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.
Coach: Ravi Shastri
Umpires: Ian Gould (England), Marais Erasmus (South Africa)
TV umpire: Richard Kettleborough (England)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Previous Australia v India tests in Melbourne
Australia wins: 8
India wins: 2
1948 Australia 233 runs
1948 Australia inns and 177 runs
1968 Australia inns and 4 runs
1978 India 222 runs
1981 India 59 runs
1985 match drawn
1991 Australia 8 wickets
1999 Australia 180 runs
2003 Australia 9 wickets
2007 Australia 337 runs
2011 Australia 122 runs
2014 match drawn
First test (Adelaide)
India won by 31 runs.
Second test (Perth)
Australia won by 146 runs.
Jan. 3-7 10:30 a.m. (2330) - Sydney Cricket Ground
Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty