The BCCI’s senior national selection committee has announced the Indian squad for the Australia tour, which includes four Tests, three ODIs, and several T20Is.
On Monday, for our tour of Australia, The BCCI’s senior national selection committee announced the Indian squads, which includes four Tests, three ODIs, and a Twenty20 international.
India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma has not been picked in any of the three squads. Because he is currently battling a hamstring injury. The BCCI said its medical team would monitor his progress. Another notable name in the Test squad is veteran fast bowler Ishant Sharma, as we all know he has been also ruled out of the IPL due to a rib injury. the medical team of BCCI will also monitor his progress. in the ongoing IPL 2020, KL Rahul scored a dream run, has replaced Rohit in the longest format.
For the first time in his international career, the Kings XI Punjab captain has been given the responsibility of leading the team as he has appointed Kohli as his deputy in both the ODI and T20 teams. The fast bowling duo of Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj of The Royal Challengers Bangalore, have been rewarded for their superb performance with a place in the red-ball team.
Varun Chakraborty, mystery spinner of Kolkata Knight Riders, in IPL 2020 who became the first bowler to take five wickets, got his first call-up in the Indian team by getting a place in the short-term format team.
However, KL Rahul has been included in the ODI team as the lone wicketkeeper. but Interestingly, Rishabh Pant is not part of the limited-overs team, Sanju Samson has been included in the short-term format as a backup keeper.
Deepak Chahar, fast bowler of Chennai Super Kings has also made a comeback to the T20I side.
Kartik Tyagi, T. Natarajan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, and Ishan Porel, these four additional fast bowlers will be traveling with the Indian contingent, The BCCI announced.
T20I squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-capt/wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.
Test squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj.
ODI squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-capt/wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.