Board of control of cricket on Monday announced Indian teams for season 20-2021 ahead of India tour of Australia. These squads misses out some experienced players whereas consists some new young players. There are in total 3 squads for 3 formats of cricket. These squads led by Virat Kohli will travel to Australia in mid-November after Indian Premier League.
Rohit Sharma who is currently suffering through hamstring injury has been ruled out of all the upcoming tour, while Ishant Sharma who has been ruled out of the IPL will also miss the tour. The BCCI Medical Team will continue to monitor the progress of Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw and Shubhman Gill are few options for Virat Kohli for opener spot.
Siraj will be the fifth pace-bowling option along with Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini whereas Kuldeep will be the third among spinners that also include Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin. Wriddhiman Saha and Rishabh Pant are the only wicket-keepers from all the squads in addition to KL Rahul.
Varun Chakravarthy, Mohm. Siraj and Navdeep Saini these are the new players included. Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan are the four additional bowlers who will travel with the Indian contingent.
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
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
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