The fans went home disheartened as they waited for hours to see the players in action and some who had travelled from different parts of the country will be cursing the weather.
Too much moisture in the outfield at the moment.
India, meanwhile, awaits the arrival of New Zealand for three ODIs and three T20s over the next three weeks. The no result meant the three-match series was tied at 1-1.
After the match was delayed, the ground at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium was inspected three times but despite all efforts from the groudstaff play was not possible. Rain can hit in anytime, groundstaff looks prepared for it. Stay tuned we will bring you any latest update that flows in. Discussions going on between umpires and captains. They had the first inspection at 7 pm and followed it up with another at 7.45pm. No official confirmation yet about the game.
Australia squad: David Warner (c), Jason Behrendorff, Dan Christian, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.
Virat Kohli's India, who had edged out the visitors 2-1 in the Test series in March, clinched the one-day internationals 4-1 earlier this month.
India skipper Virat Kohli will seek to continue his winning run in terms of series wins. Manish Pandey and Kedar Jadhav will add depth to the Indian batting line-up.
In the lead up to the decider, a couple of off-field developments - a rock tossed at the Australian team bus in Guwahati and Ashish Nehra's impending retirement announcement - have been major talking points.