Pujara was 206 not out, joined by Pragyan Ojha with no runs, at the end of the innings. Graeme Swann was 5-144, and also had a catch for England.
Opening batsman Nick Compton, whose grandfather played for England, is making his debut, while Samit Patel will bat at No. 6 and bowled left-arm spin. Yuvraj Singh returned to India’s Test lineup for the first time in a year after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer.
The match is the first of four between the teams. England, which swept the best-of-four contest when the teams last met in the U.K., hasn’t won a Test series in India since 1984-85.
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