India's Upcoming Series: Virat Kohli led Team India on Wednesday departed for a two and a half month-long tour of Australia where it will aiming for clinching the series once again as they did early in the last series against Australia. The majority of the Indian squad came directly after the recently concluded IPL 2020. Australia won the ODI series by 2-1. Here are the full details of India's upcoming series in ODIs, T20Is, and Tests as given below.
The Indian cricket team will be scheduled to play three T20s, three ODIs, and four Tests in Australia in India's upcoming series.
The ODI series ended with 2-1 in the favour of the home side. The first T20I and the final ODI which has been played at Canberra, both won by the Men in Blue while the two T20 matches have yet to be played in which the second encounter will be slated tomorrow. In between these 3 T20I's, two practice matches have been played b/w India A and Australia A from Dec 6 - Dec 11.
The historical pink-ball Test will be played under lights at Adelaide from December 17 to 21. The Boxing Day Test from December 26 could also be held in Adelaide if the COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne doesn't allow the authorities to host the game at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
The New Year's Test in Sydney Cricket Ground has been pushed ahead to January 7-11 before the teams travel to Brisbane for the fourth and final five-dayer from January 15, 2021.
The detailed analysis of the India vs Australia upcoming series are given below:
1st ODI Result - Australia beat India by 66 runs
2nd ODI Result - Australia beat Indian by 51 runs
3rd ODI Result - India beat Australia by 13 runs
Note: Australia won the ODI series by 2-1.
1st T20I Result - India beat Australia by 11 runs
2nd T20I MATCH - India vs Australia
Dec 06, Sunday at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
08:10 AM GMT / 07:10 PM LOCAL
3rd T20I MATCH - India vs Australia
Dec 08, Tuesday at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
08:10 AM GMT / 07:10 PM LOCAL
1st Test MATCH - India vs Australia
Dec 17, Thursday - Dec 21, Monday at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
04:00 AM GMT / 02:30 PM LOCAL
2nd Test MATCH - India vs Australia
Dec 26, Saturday - Dec 30, Wednesday at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
11:30 PM GMT (Dec 25) / 10:30 AM LOCAL
3rd Test MATCH - India vs Australia
Jan 07, Thursday - Jan 11, Monday at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
11:30 PM GMT (Jan 06) / 10:30 AM LOCAL
4th Test MATCH - India vs Australia
Jan 15, Friday - Jan 19, Tuesday at The Gabba, Brisbane
12:00 AM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL
T20I Squad: Virat Kohli (C), 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, T Natarajan
ODI Squad: Virat Kohli (C), 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, Sanju Samson
Test Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, 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, Mohammad Siraj
ODI & T20I Squad: Aaron Finch (C), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (VC), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa
Test Squad: Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Tim Paine (C), James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner