Rohit Sharma was preferred in the final XI to all-rounder Hanuma Vihari for the series opener.
Highlights: Cheteswar Pujara stood tall and defied the Australian bowling unit as he scored his 16th Test hundred to take India to a competitive score at stumps on Day 1.
Rohit Sharma may be on line for making a comeback into the Test team for the Adelaide match.
Prithvi Shaw won't be in action in the India vs Australia first Test after being ruled out due to an ankle injury.
The four-match Test series between India and Australia will start from December 6.
Krunal Pandya, adjudged player of the match, returned with figures of 4/36.
Virat Kohli led India out as they began their long tour of Australia with the first T20I in Brisbane.
The first T20I in Brisbane may provide Rohit Sharma a chance to create history.
India begin their tour of Australia with the first T20 International in Brisbane on November 21.
Rohit Sharma had scored an unbeaten 171 against Australia in an ODI in Perth, back in 2016.
Upon reaching Australia, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma also uploaded pictures on their official Twitter accounts.
India will play three T20 Internationals, four Tests and three ODIs during their Australia tour.
Mithali Raj struck a composed fifty to guide India to a 52-run win against Ireland.
Other cricketers in the elite list are MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Harmanpreet Kaur.
JP Duminy and Pat Cummins are also among the players released by Mumbai Indians.
Sourav Ganguly also said that this is India's best chance to win a Test series in Australia.
Rohit Sharma scored 121 in three matches against the Windies in the recently concluded T20I series.
Former India batsman VVS Laxman heaped praise on Rohit Sharma after India's clean sweep against West Indies.