The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally unveiled the 15-member Indian squad for the highly anticipated T20 International series in opposition to Australia. The collection, set to start on November 23 in Visakhapatnam, marks the primary cricketing encounter between the 2 groups because the thrilling ODI World Cup 2023 last, where Australia secured their sixth ODI World Cup title.
Suryakumar Yadav appointed captain
In a major transfer, Suryakumar Yadav has been appointed because the captain of the Indian staff for the upcoming five-match T20I collection. The explosive batter, identified for his aggressive fashion of play, will lead the squad in a bid to reclaim dominance on house soil.
Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman has been assigned the position of head coach for the T20I collection in opposition to Australia. Laxman, famend for his elegant batting throughout his enjoying days, is anticipated to convey his cricketing acumen to information the Indian staff by means of this difficult collection, which is able to conclude in Bangalore on December 3.
Nearly all of the squad that not too long ago represented India in Eire has been retained for the T20I collection in opposition to Australia. Nevertheless, notable adjustments embrace the omission of Jasprit Bumrah, who led the staff in Eire, as he has been rested for the upcoming collection.
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Axar Patel returns; Hardik Pandya unavailable
Axar Patel, who missed the ODI World Cup resulting from damage, makes a comeback to the squad, changing Shahbaz Ahmed. Sadly, all-rounder Hardik Pandya, recovering from an damage, has not been thought of for choice. Pandya, had he been match, would have been the seemingly captain, in line with sources.
Ishan Kishan has been included within the squad instead of Sanju Samson, who was a part of India’s final T20I task in Eire. Jitesh Sharma has retained his spot, and Prasidh Krishna, a member of the World Cup squad, is about to take part within the T20I collection.
India squad for the house T20I collection in opposition to Australia
Suryakumar Yadav (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shivam Dube, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar