The Indian Cricket Team for the Australia tour of India and South Africa Tour of India have been announced. The teams will be visiting India just before the ICC T20 World Cup and these two series will be crucial for getting the final pieces right in its journey to winning the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Many players are likely to get a shot and the final 11 will also play a few games. Here is a look at the squads that have been announced:
Indian Cricket Team 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, Mohd. Shami, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Key Takeaways from the Australian Series Team:
Mohammadi Shami, the pace sensation and veteran bowler who led Gujarat Titans to lift TATA IPL 2022 are back in the blue. After the selectors said that he would not be tried further for the T20 Indian Cricket Team, he fought his way into the team. Deepak Chahar also gets a shot before the World Cup. Arshdeep Singh has been rested as he has been on the road for a very long time.
Indian Cricket Team Schedule for Australia Series:
|Date||Match Details||Venues||Time (IST)|
|September 20||IND vs AUS, 1st T20I||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali||7:30 PM|
|September 23||IND vs AUS, 2nd T20I||Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur||7:30 PM|
|September 25||IND vs AUS, 3rd T20I||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
Indian Cricket Team for South Africa Series:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Shami, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Key Takeaways from the South African Series Team:
Hardik Pandya will miss the T20 series against South Africa while the Indian Cricket team will feature Mohammad Shami here as well. Arshdeep Singh will be back and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be given some rest before flying to Australia. The Indian selectors are trying to load the Indian pace attack with as many options as possible because the bowling let the team down at the Asia Cup.
Indian Team Schedule for the South Africa Series:
|1||India vs South Africa||Greenfield stadium||28th September 2022||7.30 pm IST|
|2||India vs South Africa||Barsapara stadium||2nd October 2022||7.30 pm IST|
|3||India vs South Africa||Holkar stadium||4th October 2022||7.30 pm IST|
To know more go to Indian Team: ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Squad Announced. Ashwin and Harshal Picked. Jadeja Ruled Out.
Read more at Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka Shocks India. How can India Still Qualify for Asia Cup Final? An In-depth Analysis.
To know more go to the official website of the BCCI.