Steve Smith will lead Australia in the fourth and final Test against India at Ahmedabad as regular captain Pat Cummins remains with his unwell mother back home.
Smith had captained the side in Indore in Cummins’ absence. Cummins had flown back home after the Delhi Test to be with his mother who is in palliative care.
Cricket.com.au reported that Cummins will remain in Sydney.
The fourth Test match will be played from March 9 to 13. The match will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. After the Test series, India and Australia will play an ODI series, comprising three matches.