For England, batsman Dan Lawrence replaced Stuart Broad while off-spinner Dom Bess came in place of Jofra Archer.
Captain Kohli says keeping workload and bubble life in mind, India ready with a roadmap to rotate players to keep them fresh
World Test Championship: Australians pin hopes on Joe Root's men, McDonald hopeful England 'can do the job'
If England manage to defeat India in the fourth and final Test of the series, then Australia would qualify for the final of the World Test Championship.
Virat Kohli's men need at least a draw to maintain the current 2-1 scoreline to qualify for the Lord's final against New Zealand.
Ever since Root's double century in the series opener paved the way for a score of 578 and a landmark win, England have struggled against spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel.
As far as preparation for the pitch goes, ground staff are watering select areas, which will ensure the pitch doesn’t break up.
Joe Root and his men struggled on the spin-friendly Motera pitch, managing 112 and 81 in their two innings respectively.
Crawley said that the English side needed that bit of luck as they are behind in the ongoing day-night Test.
The visitors claim that both the decisions were rather made quickly without taking the help of other camera angles.
The visitors lost four wickets in the opening session before unravelling completely in the second.
Former skipper Anil Kumble (132), Kapil (131), and spinner Harbhajan Singh (103) are the only bowlers other than Ishant to feature in 100 Tests for India.
England had Jofra Archer, Zak Crawley, James Anderson and Jonny Bairstow coming into the side.
India had achieved an emphatic 317-run win against England in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series.
The perception with regards to D/N Tests has been that grass cover on the pitch will ensure the pink ball doesn't lose colour easily.
India annihilated England by 317 runs in a rank-turner at Chepauk to level the four-match series one-all and all eyes are now on the pitch here for the third Test begins from February 24.