The Indian cricket team will tour Australia after the Indian Premier League (IPL) ends. The BCCI announced the Indian team squad for the tour on Monday evening. The Indian team will play Test, One-Day and T20 matches on the tour. Likewise, the Indian team squad will be like this:
Indian team squad for T-20 matches:
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar and Varun Chakraborty.
For One-day matches:
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yajuvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami , Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur.
For test matches:
Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Riddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Mohammad Siraj.
Opener Rohit Sharma dropped out of the three drafted squad for the tour of Australia due to a muscle strain. Meanwhile he will not be available for the tour. The BCCI medical team is monitoring the injured fast bowlers Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma. Apart from this, four fast bowlers Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Karthik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan will also travel with the Indian team.
The Indian team will play four Test matches, three One-Day and three T20 matches on the tour. The first match of the tour will start from November 27. After that four-match Test series will begin on December 17. The first match of the three-match one-day will start on 27 November. After that the second match on 29 November and the third match on 1 December. Similarly the first match of the T20 series will start on December 4. Second match will start on six and the third on December 8. We hope Indian team will break many records on the tour.