2.24pm: Both teams walk onto the field in their whites.

Rahul Vijay: “Where is Sneh Rana? For all the performances she has put forward in whatever opportunities she has got recently, doesnt that cement her position in the side?” — Good question Rahul (and several others). Our colleague Gnasher has hit upon a possible explanation: India want a left-arm spinner and also need the extra pace bowling option in a day-night game.

Hey Alex, it’s all nicely set up for an action-packed morning. Nothing quite like opening Test match sessions, is there?

2.15pm Saurabh Somani joins me in commentary today and he will take you through the first hour. Hi Saurabh.

2.10pm The surface looks like there’s a very good coverage of grass. Dew might be a factor but the Gold Coast groundsman does use an anti-dew spray on the outfield so we shall see whether that can reduce the dew that affected India in Mackay.Punyaslok: “Good to see India going with Raut and Meghna Singh … Bit gutted for Sneh Rana who did so well against England … Almost single handedly saved the match …”Atharv Satpute: “Eagarly waiting to watch Shafali bat against Pink Ball !!”Simon: “Wareham being back is big. She’s a wicket taker and has been a big part of this teams success over the last 2 years.”

2pm Australia have won the toss and will bowl..Australia have named four Test debutants. Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Darcie Brown and Stella Campbell.Australia XI: Alyssa Healy (wk), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (c), Ellyse Perry, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Wareham, Darcie Brown, Stella CampbellIndia have also named two debutants in Yastika Bhatia and Meghna Singh.India XI: Smriti Mandhana, Shafail Verma, Punam Raut, Mithali Raj (c), Yastika Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari GayakwadSo Australia have loaded up with their young quicks in Sutherland, Brown and Campbell and decided not to pick the extra batter to replace Rachael Haynes. Mooney will open as she did in the last day-night Test in 2017. India have picked both Punam Raut and Yastika Bhatia to strengthen the top order. They have left out Sneh Rana who starred in the 3rd ODI and in the Test against England earlier this year. They have instead opted for Gayakwad as a left-arm orthodox option.Taniya Bhatia is the better wicket-keeper and she made 44 not out in the England Test to help save the game.

1.55pm Toss coming shortly.PeterWarrington: “Interesting challenge for Australia. They could end up with so many bowling options and yet still have Nic Carey and her reliable batting bowling and fielding missing out. And would break up a righty middle order. Personally I think a Campbell debut would be highly premature.” You could argue Meg Lanning had too many options at times in the ODIs.The Squirrel: “Shout out to Claire Polosak also making her test debut today as umpire. Go Claire!”Prashant Patel: “I have been involved phenomenally in women’s cricket since last 2 years. There were many exciting and thrilling finishes that I am more curious to follow this women’s series than the IPL. Waiting for the toss and it’s almost a midnight here in Eagles nation Philadelphia. Can’t prove more how much curious I am about watching this test match. ” Great to have you with us Prashant. Hope you have some good coffee brewed.

1.40pm Amey Mhatre: “Yastika Bhatia and Meghna Singh have been impressive with bat and ball respectively, Interesting to see if they get picked up ahead of some experienced players.” Yastika Bhatia’s batting was one of the key takeaways from the ODI matches. With Harmanpreet unavailable it would be surprising if she didn’t play although Punam Raut was used at No.3 in the Test against England earlier this year.

1.35pm There are plenty of talking points ahead of this Test as Andrew McGlashan outlines here. Firstly, the weather could be an issue. The radar is currently clear but there are a couple of thunderstorm cells building from the west and predicted to reach the Gold Coast in the evening. Secondly, the India women have had very little practice against the pink-ball. Annesha Ghosh reported on ESPNCricinfo’s Stump Mic podcast that the team did not use pink-balls at the pre-tour camp in Bengaluru and have only practiced with them over the past two days.Ian: “Are there any points for first innings on the table? Love these multi-format series but I’m still shaky on the points system especially if the test is a draw.” No first-innings points Ian. Two points each for a draw or tie, four for a win. There are two points available for a win in each T20 game as well.

1.30pm Hello everyone and welcome to ESPNCricinfo’s coverage of the day-night pink-ball Test between Australia and India at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast in Queensland. This is the fourth match in the multi-format series and the sole Test match. Australia leads the points tally 4-2 after winning 2 of the 3 ODIs but India carry some momentum in following a record run-chase in the 3rd ODI. There are 4 points on offer for the winner of the Test match with three T20Is to come. The toss will take place at 2pm. Here is Andrew McGlashan’s match preview. As Gnasher notes, this is the first time since 2006 these two sides have played a Test match against each other and only the second day-night Test in women’s history with the other played between Australia and England in 2017.

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