BCCI and Cricket Australia have announced the team squads for the upcoming cricket series of India tour of Australia 2020-21. Virat Kohli will lead Indian Cricket team in all the three formats of ODI, T20 and Test in Australia 2020. Whereas, Aaron Finch will be the T20 and ODI captain of Australian Cricket team in this cricket series. Australia will host three ODIs, three T20s and four tests in this visit for India. You can check Ind vs Aus 2020-21 Team Squads here on this page.
India vs Australia 2020-21 Team Squads
After a long time of six months, Finally Indian Cricket team is getting into some Cricket action. Though, Indian Cricket players had a great time before this cricket series in UAE, where they challenged their T20 skills in IPL 2020. However, Indian Cricket team last played an International match in March 2020, when they hosted South Africa for a three match ODI series. However, the series was called off due to safety and Health concerns when Coronavirus struck India.
On the other side, Australia had a same fate post Covid-19, where they awaited the return of Cricket to their home grounds. But, Australian Cricket team recently visited England for a T20 and ODI series. Though, the host side claimed the T20 series, but Australians claimed the One Day series with a 2-1 stats against England.
Therefore, Australian Cricket team is well prepared for this Cricket series against India. Apart from it, Kangaroos will also have the benefit of their home ground and home crowd as well.
The Board of Control Cricket has declared that Virat Kohli Will command Indian Cricket team in all the three formats (t20, ODI and test) in this visit to Australia. Virat will enjoy the company of experienced and talented players as well. The likes of Shikar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja will also play a key role in the Indian Cricket team.
On the other side, Aaron Finch has been named as the Australian Captain in the T20 and ODI format. He will have David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewood as his teammates to support his journey against India.
Lets have a look at the full team squads.
India ODI Team Squad
Virat Kohli (c) Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.
Australia ODI & T20 Team Squad
Aaron Finch (c), Steven Smith, David Warner, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Cameron Green, Daniel Sams, Alex Carey (wk), Matthew Wade, Sean Abbott, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.
India T20 Team Squad
Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul (wk), Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.
India Test Team Squad
Virat Kohli (c), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj.
It looks like India and Australia both have fair and skilled team squads. So, this is going to be a very challenging and tough tour for both teams.
Ind vs Aus 2020-21 Full Schedule
|27 Nov||1st ODI||India vs Australia||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||03:40 AM GMT / 02:40 PM LOCAL|
|29 Nov||2nd ODI||India vs Australia||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||03:40 AM GMT / 02:40 PM LOCAL|
|02 Dec||3rd ODI||India vs Australia||Manuka Oval, Canberra||03:40 AM GMT / 02:40 PM LOCAL|
|04 Dec||1st T20||India vs Australia||Manuka Oval, Canberra||08:10 AM GMT / 07:10 PM LOCAL|
|06 Dec||2nd T20||India vs Australia||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||08:10 AM GMT / 07:10 PM LOCAL|
|08 Dec||3rd T20||India vs Australia||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||08:10 AM GMT / 07:10 PM LOCAL|
|17-21 Dec||1st Test||India vs Australia||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||04:00 AM GMT / 02:30 PM LOCAL|
|26-30 Dec||2nd Test||India vs Australia||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne||11:30 PM GMT (Dec 25) / 10:30 AM LOCAL|
|07-11 Jan||3rd Test||India vs Australia||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||11:30 PM GMT (Dec 25) / 10:30 AM LOCAL|
|15-19 Jan||4th Test||India vs Australia||The Gabba, Brisbane||12:00 AM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL|
- Name: India tour of Australia 2020-21
- Format: T20, ODI, Test
- Teams: India vs Australia
- Matches: three ODIs, three T20s and four Tests
- Dates: Nov 27 2020 to Jan 19 2021
- Tour Host: Australia