The Australian cricket team toured to India in February and March 2017 for four Test matches. DRS was used for the first time in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, although Hot Spot was not used. India won four match series by 2-1 and reclaim Border–Gavaskar Trophy. Ravindra Jadeja was man of the series for his all-round performance.
Pune, Ranchi and Dharamsala were new Test venues hosting their first Test matches
Australia played the first Test match in Pune, just one day after they played a Twenty20 International match against Sri Lanka in Adelaide.
Test series statistics
Captains: India - Virat Kohli (1st-3rd Tests) and Ajinkya Rahane (4th Test); Aus - Steve Smith
Most runs: 499 - Steve Smith (Aus)
Most wickets: 25 - Ravindra Jadeja (India)
Player of the series: Ravindra Jadeja (India)
India squad (14-Feb-2017)Virat Kohli (Captain), Abhinav Mukund, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Ajinkya Rahane (Vice Captain), Cheteshwar Pujara, Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, Hardik Pandya
Australia Squad (15-Jan-2017)Steven Smith (Captain), Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade (Wicket Keeper), Matt Renshaw, Steve O'Keefe, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Lyon, Usman Khawaja, Josh Hazlewood, Peter Handscomb, Jackson Bird, Ashton Agar, David Warner (Vice Captain), Pat Cummins
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