Hit by a barrage of injuries through the series, India picked debutants Washington (3/89) and medium pacer T Natarajan (3/78) in the playing eleven on Friday.
With heavy thundershowers preventing any play in the post-tea session, India ended the day at 62 for two
Another debutant and Washington Sundar's Tamil Nadu state-mate, Thangarasu Natarajan also took three wickets as India's young bowlers rose to the occasion
For an attack as thin on experience as India, the effort in adverse times can only be commended. India lost five main bowlers through the three Test matches
India were 62/2 in reply to Australia's first innings total of 369. Catch highlights of Day 2 of the 4th Test AUS vs IND in Brisbane
The Indian team took another hit on Friday when pacer Navdeep Saini was forced off the field due to groin pain.
Marnus Labuschagne (108) helped Australia to 274-5 at stumps on day one at the Gabba, where they are unbeaten in their past 31 Tests
The Indian attack, with a collective experience of 3 Tests and 10 balls and 11 wickets in its kitty, was pitted against a batting line-up with 59 hundreds
Thangarasu Natarajan was one of the rookies named in the playing eleven of the injury-ravaged Indian team against Australia in the fourth and final Test
Indian bowlers responded to skipper Ajinkya Rahane's call by removing both the Australian openers early in the match as they eye series win
Injury-ravaged India fielded an experienced bowling attack with Washington Sundar and Thangarasu Natarajan making their Test debuts against Australia at The Gabba in series decider
The growing number of injured players in the Indian camp in Australia has presented opportunities to fringe players
Pacer Navdeep Saini is the direct replacement for Umesh Yadav, who got injured during the second Test in Melbourne
Warner is very happy for his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Natarajan's progress from a net bowler to making his ODI and T20 debuts
Yadav along with Mohammed Shami will head to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for further rehabilitation of their injuries
India have already lost Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami due to injury
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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