Finally, on 26th October 2020, BCCI announced the name of the Indian Squad, which is Selected for the Australia Tour. This tour comprising four Tests, three One-day Internationals, and as many Twenty20 internationals.
Speaking of players who are not on the list, the first to come up is our vice-captain Rohit Sharma, Due to his hamstring injury he is not able to join the team but the team management monitor his health progress lets hope he will be fine soon.
The second name that came is Rishabh Pant. Due to his poor performance in this IPL, Rishabh Pant is only selected for the test cricket Team.
Ishant Sharma he is also out because of his rib injury and Ishant Sharma was also ruled out of the IPL because of that injury.
Team India 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
This tour is going to be extremely good for KL Rahul because this time he is selected as Vice-Captain and his current IPL form is in excellent shape. In this list, there is also a name which makes many people surprised and that name is Varun Chakravarthy
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.
Players like Navdeep Saini, Mayank Agarwal have made a name on the list because of their tremendous form in the IPL. Hope they perform well on this tour too.
Team India 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
players like Mohd. Siraj, making his name on the list because of his tremendous form in the IPL. Hope he perform well on this tour too.
Four additional bowlers – Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan – will travel with the Indian contingent.