The day-match at the 70,000-capacity Nehru stadium was delayed by 30 minutes due to wet patches on the wicket caused by rain over the last three days.
The first match of the seven-game series in Bangalore on Saturday was abandoned due to rain, with India on 9-1 chasing Australia's formidable 307-7.
India made two changes, bringing in batsman Robin Uthappa and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh in place of Sourav Ganguly and Rudra Pratap Singh.
Australia retained the same team which played in Bangalore.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Ramesh Powar, Harbhajan Singh, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.
Australia: Adam Gilchrist (capt), Stuart Clark, Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Andrew Symonds, Brad Hogg, James Hopes.
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WIS), Suresh Shastri (IND)
Third Umpire: G. Pratapkumar (IND)
Match Referee: Chris Broad (ENG)