Early into Hobart Hurricanes' chase, Melbourne Stars wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb was mic'd up with Glenn Maxwell bowling his off-spin.
A decision to call off play was made on Day 1 of the Sheffield Shield clash between Victoria and Western Australia after several batsmen were hit by rising deliveries.
Peter Handscomb was left out of Australia's initial 15-man squad after the return of Steve Smith and David Warner from year-long ball-tampering bans.
The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot.
Steve Smith and David Warner received their 1st call up to the Australia squad since the expiry late last month of year-long bans for their part in the ball-tampering scandal.
Chasing a target of 273, India were bowled out for 237 runs in 50 overs.
India recorded their first bilateral ODI series win in Australia with a 2-1 verdict.
Virat Kohli fell before lunch for 123 to a contentious catch by Peter Handscomb at second slip from the bowling.
Following the ball-tampering controversy, then Australian skipper Steve Smith and opening batsman David Warner were handed a ban for a year from the Australian cricket, Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months.
"I want to clarify that specific point. He sent a message to say 'what the hell is going on', except he didn't use the word 'hell'," Sutherland told reporters at the Australia team hotel in Johannesburg
Aaron Finch was rested from Australia's lone warm-up match against Board President's XI on Tuesday due to the right calf injury.
Off-spinner Nathan Lyon was the hero as Australia beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in the second and final Test in Chittagong to level the series at 1-1 on Thursday.
David Warner hit his second hundred in a row before Bangladesh fought back with quick strikes on a rain-hit third day of the second Test against Australia on Wednesday.
Peter Handscomb lost an incredible 4.5 kgs during his two-and-a-half hour stay at the crease.
David Warner and Peter Handscomb put together 127 runs to thwart the Bangladesh bowling attack, which failed to take a wicket in the final session of play.
Captain Steve Smith felt that Australia's showing in Ranchi means the momentum will be with the visitors going into the series deciding final Test against India in Dharamsala.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid a surprise visit to the JSCA International Stadium Complex on the fifth and final day of the third Test between India and Australia.
Australia found salvation in Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb as they kept the unimaginative Indian bowling at bay.