India Test, ODI, T20I squad for Australia tour: Rohit Sharma left out due to protocol

India Test, ODI, T20I squad for Australia tour: Rohit Sharma left out due to protocol
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: October 26, 2020 9:07:19 pm

Rohit Sharma has not been named within the squads for the Australia tour by BCCI. (File Photo)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) introduced the Test, ODI, and T20I squads for India’s tour of Australia after the All-India Senior Selection Committee met through video-conference on Monday.

India shall be touring Australia to participate in three T20Is, three ODIs, and 4 Test matches in a bio-secure bubble after the conclusion of the continuing IPL 2020 marketing campaign.

Rohit Sharma, who’s at the moment injured for Mumbai Indians, hasn’t been named in any of the three squads. The choice committee, led by former India spinner Sunil Joshi, didn’t title him within the squads as a result of the protocol prevents them from together with any participant injured on the time of choice.

The BCCI Medical Team will proceed to monitor the progress of each Rohit and Ishant Sharma, who has suffered an belly harm while coaching for Delhi Capitals.

KL Rahul, who was dropped from the Test crew after the 2019 collection in West Indies, has returned to the Test squad whereas Hardik Pandya — who hasn’t performed for India since final September — will characteristic within the white-ball codecs.

Tamil Nadu and Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who has had a rewarding IPL 2020 to this point, has earned his maiden India call-up.

Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel, and T. Natarajan are the 4 extra bowlers who can even journey with the contingent to Australia.

Ravi Shastri, batting coach Vikram Rathour, bowling coach Bharath Arun, and fielding coach R Sridhar have all reached the UAE from their respective residence cities together with Test specialists Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari on Sunday.

According to Cricket Australia’s provisional schedule, the tour is probably going to begin with the ODIs on November 27 whereas the final of the 4 Tests will start in Brisbane from January 15.

Sydney and Canberra are doubtless to host the white-ball leg (T20 and ODIs) whereas Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney are the venues of the four-match Test collection. The D/N Test match is scheduled in Adelaide.

T20I Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy

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

Test Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj

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