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India v Australia: Fixture and Squads confirmed

India tour of Australia: Fixture, Squads Confirmed

India will kick off their tour to Australia with a three-match ODI series starting on Friday, 27 November, followed by as many T20Is and four Tests. While the ODIs will be a part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, the Tests will count towards ICC World Test Championship points. India will arrive in Australia on 12 November and will quarantine in Sydney prior to the first match of the series. Many inform youngsters get a chance to feature in the Indian side for the tour but opener Rohit Sharma’s exclusion making headlines as BCCI stating that Rohit is not Fit but seeing Him batting in the nets created lots of buzzes as many legendary players questioned selection committee.

The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is a part of the ICC World Test Championship. The first Test will be a day-night affair, from 17-21 December at the Adelaide Oval. It will be India’s first away day-night Test, adding historic significance to the contest. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (26-30 December) will host the Boxing Day Test, before the action moves to the Sydney Cricket Ground (7-11 January) and the Gabba (15-19 January). With India currently on top of the World Test Championship table and Australia in second, the series promises to be a thriller.

Team India’s T20I, ODI and Test squads for Tour of Australia announced on Monday (October 26). The All-India Senior Selection Committee met via video-conference on Monday to select the Indian Cricket Team for the upcoming Tour of Australia. Team India will take part in three T20Is, three ODIs and four Test matches against Australia.

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, Varun Chakravarthy

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, Shardul Thakur

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, Mohd. Siraj

Four additional bowlers – Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan – will travel with the Indian contingent.

The BCCI Medical Team will continue to monitor the progress of Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma.

Check full schedule of the tour

Date: November 27, 2020
Match: Australia vs India, 1st ODI
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 09:10 AM IST, 03:40 AM GM, 02:40 PM LOCAL

Date: November 29, 2020
Match: India va Australia, 2nd ODI
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 09:10 AM IST, 03:40 AM GM, 02:40 PM LOCAL

Date: December 02, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Time: 09:10 AM IST, 03:40 AM GM, 02:40 PM LOCAL

Date: December 04, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 1st T20I
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Time: 01:40 PM IST, 08:10 AM GMT, 07:10 PM LOCAL

Date: December 06, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 2nd T20I
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 01:40 PM IST, 08:10 AM GMT, 07:10 PM LOCAL

Date: December 08, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 3rd T20I
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 01:40 PM IST, 08:10 AM GMT, 07:10 PM LOCAL

Date: December 06, 2020
Match: India A vs Australia A, Practice Match
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Time: 05:00 AM IST, 11:30 PM GMT, 10:30 AM LOCAL

Date: December 11 – December 13, 2020
Match: India vs Australia A, 3-day practice match
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 09:30 AM IST, 04:00 AM GMT, 02:30 PM LOCAL

Date: December 17 – December 21, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 1st Test
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Time: 09:30 AM IST, 04:00 AM GMT, 02:30 PM LOCAL

Date: December 26 – December 30, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 2nd Test
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Time: 05:00 AM IST, 11:30 PM GMT, 10:30 AM LOCAL

Date: January 07 – January 11, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 3rd Test
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Time: 05:00 AM IST, 11:30 PM GMT, 10:30 AM LOCAL

Date: January 15 – January 19, 2020
Match: India vs Australia, 3rd Test
Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane
Time: 05:00 AM IST, 11:30 PM GMT, 10:30 AM LOCAL

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