India Squad for ODIs, T20Is and Test against Australia 2020-21, Date, Venues, Fixtures. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the squads for the respective series against Australia. India Squad for ODIs, T20Is and Test against Australia 2020-21, Date, Venues, Fixtures.
India Squad for ODIs, T20Is and Tests:
Breaking: The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the squads for ODIs, T20Is and Tests to be played against Australia. Team India and Australia will play 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is and 4 Tests with Australia. The tour will begin with 3ODIs followed by 3 T20Is and finally, 4 Tests matches.
BCCI has named the squads for the respective formats against Australia. There are a lot of young inclusions to the side. The batting firepower will escalate by the addition of Sanju Samson in T20Is and Varun Chakravarthy will also appear in the T20 side after a brilliant performance in IPL.
After a powerful performance in the Indian Premier League by the Indian Test Opener, Mayank Agarwal will be seen in T20I and ODI side too. While his counterpart KL Rahul will carry a load of Vice-Captain in absence of Rohit Sharma in all formats.
Updates on Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma:
Rohit Sharma was earlier excluded from either of the sides due to hamstring injury, however, the limited over Vice-Captain was seen batting for MI later in the IPL Tournament. In the Meantime after the Finals of IPL, Rohit Sharma got included in the test side and is given rest for ODIs and T20Is, to become 100% fit.
Indian skipper, Virat Kohli will not be available for the later 3 tests against Australia due to paternity leave. Virat will fly back to India and will be cheering for India in Border Gavaskar Trophy from home.
Indian Squad for T20Is:
Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.
Indian Squad for ODIs:
Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain & wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.
Indian squad for Tests:
Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj.
Four additional Bowers to fly with Team India to Australia: Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan.
Fixtures, Venues and Dates:
1st ODI – Nov 27 in Sydney (D/N) – Starts at 9:10 AM IST,
2nd ODI- Nov 29 in Sydney (D/N) – Starts at 9:10 AM IST,
3rd ODI- Dec 2 in Canberra (D/N) – Starts at 9:10 AM IST.
1st T20I- Dec 4 in Canberra – Starts at 1:40 PM IST,
2nd T20I- Dec 6 in Sydney – Starts at 1:40 PM IST,
3rd T20I – Dec 8 in Sydney – Starts at 1:40 PM IST.
1st Test- Dec 17 – 21 in Adelaide (D/N) – Starts at 9:30 AM IST,
2nd Test- Dec 26-30 in Melbourne – Starts at 5:00 AM IST,
3rd Test- Jan 7 – 11 in Sydney – Starts at 5:00 AM IST,
4th Test- Jan 15 – 19 in Brisbane – Starts at 5:00 AM IST.