After early exit from Asia Cup, Indian Team has been in a very concern over their strong playing XI for the upcoming World Cup as well. They are keen focusing to create a better team for their mega event. Before that Indian Team had a good chance to explore themselves and play against Former year champions Australia and then Mighty South Africa.
These two series will be highly challenging for Indian Team and will be also good for their preparation ahead T20 World Cup as well. Before the start of the Australian series, Indian Team had been struck with a bad news as their main pacer has been ruled out of the team and that is none other than Mohammed Shami.
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Mohammed Shami has been excluded out of the approaching India-Australia Twenty20 Global series. the pacer has tested positive with Coronavirus and has not arrived at Mohali, the scene of the first of the three T20Is against the Aussies. The match is on September 20. The data arrived at the concerned authorities in the BCCI and the group the board on Saturday (September 17), when the group arrived at Mohali. The Australian group is likewise accepted to have arrived at the Punjab city.
The home Australia series closes on September 25 in Hyderabad following the second game in Nagpur on September 23. Whether Shami will be participating in the ensuing three-match T20I series against South Africa is likewise reliant upon his recuperation from Coronavirus disease. The three T20I matches against South Africa are on September 28, October 2 and October 4 in Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati and Indore respectively.
India squad for Australia series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.
Navdeep Saini ruled out of India ‘A’ series
Navdeep Saini sustained a right groin injury on Day 1 of the Duleep Trophy semi-final match between North Zone and South Zone. He is ruled out of the ongoing tournament and also from the upcoming three-match one-day series between India A and New Zealand A. Saini will now head to the NCA for further management of his injury.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Rishi Dhawan as Saini’s replacement in India A squad.
India A squad: Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Rishi Dhawan, Raj Angad Bawa.