India skipper KL Rahul won the toss and elected to bat against against Bangladesh in the first Test on Wednesday.
India need to win both matches of the series to stay alive in the race for the World Test Championship final.
India have opted to play with three spinners and two pacers.
India have never lost a Test match to Bangladesh.
India: Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (c), Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
Bangladesh: Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain
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