India vs Australia preview, dates and squads for 2020 tour
India vs Australia preview, dates and squads.
Having arrived in Australia, Virat Kohli’s men are set to lock horns against Australia for a complete series in 2020. Alley Sport is here to bring you all the updates on India vs Australia preview and the latest updates from the cricket world.
India vs Australia preview 2020 tour
Australia will be hosting India for a full series comprising of 3 match T20 series, 3 match ODI series and 4 match Test Series for the Border Gavaskar Trophy. The Indian team arrived in Australia after the recently concluded IPL and went on a 14 day quarantine due to the pandemic outbreak. The bio bubble rules continues to have a toll on the players to take Covid tests more often and to stay secure.
The Indian men will start their their tour with the first assignment being the ODI series which starts on November 27 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The 3 match T20 series will follow the ODI series and the T20 series starts on December 4. The Indian team last played an ODI series against the same opponents in February which they went on to win 2-1 and will look to continue the score.
India vs Australia preview
1st ODI: SCG, Sydney | November 27 | 9:10 AM IST
2nd ODI: SCG, Sydney | November 29 | 9:10 AM IST
3rd ODI: Manuka Oval | Canberra, December 2 | 9:10 AM IST
India vs Australia squads
One of the most awaited tours for the Indian fans after a long pandemic break is here with very few days to go. The key factors will be the ODI Vice captain Rohit Sharma set to miss the white ball series due to the hamstring injury and the Indian captain Virat Kohli who will return to India after the first test owing to his first child berth. Kl Rahul has been named as the new white ball vice captain with Rahane having to fill in the shoes of Virat Kohli for the Test captaincy. India vs Australia preview is about all the squad details and how both the teams will lineup.
It will be task cut out for the men in the blue as Australia have gained back the services of David Warner and Steve Smith with the latter averaging more than 60 against the Indian team. Marnus Labuschagne had a terrific two years of test cricket and he has peaked at the right time to add impetus to the team. Both the sides will try to hit the deck hard and have their fast bowlers on show with the bounce and pace on the surfaces.
The pink ball test will be something to watch out for in the series and will attract more viewers. Jasprit Bumrah will lead the Indian attack in the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar who has suffered injury in the IPL.
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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, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper).
Team India T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan.
Team India Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj.