The boys in blue are ready for another challenge this year as they travel to the land down under to lock horns with our rivals Australia. The individual battles, the sledging, and much more will be on display in Australia’s India tour, which will have three T20Is, three ODIs, and four Test matches. The action will begin on 27th November 2020. BCCI has announced the final team for the tour, which has some shocks and some deserving players. Let us take a look at the Indian Team announced for this tour of Australia.
Team India T20I Squad – 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, and Varun Chakravarthy
Team India ODI Squad – 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, and Shardul Thakur.
Team India Test Squad – 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, and Mohd. Siraj.
Four additional bowlers will travel with the team – Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel, and T. Natarajan.
Navdeep Saini and Varun Chakraborty could make their debut as the former has been selected in all three squads and the latter being selected for the T20Is.
There are two notable absentees from the squad as Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma have been omitted by the squad due to injury and are being closely assessed by BCCI.