Squad: Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, D’Arcy Short, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa.
Pujara and Vihari are the only two first-choice Test specialists who are not participating in the ongoing Indian Premier League in UAE. The duo will join the rest of the Indian players selected to travel to Australia.
Australia, meanwhile, opt for D’Arcy Short, who will open the batting with his captain Finch. Mitchell Starc, who missed the last ODI is fit and back in the playing XI for the hosts, who have also brought in Matthew Wade and Mitchell Swepson.
Sydney, December 5: India have won each of their last nine completed T20Is- including two Super Overs and after winning the last game against Australia, they are looking forward to extending their winning streak and aiming to seal the series on Sunday (December 6).
The 27-year-old Swepson, who had replaced left-arm spinner Ashton Agar in the side, after the latter suffered a calf-muscle injury, returned with figures of 1/21 in two overs. He however was guilty bowling too short as he was hit for a couple fours and a six.
“The most feasible plan right now looks like the entire team flying together from Dubai in one chartered flight. For that, the two Test specialists Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, along with our coaching staff of Ravi Shastri, Bharath Arun, Vikram Rathour and R Sridhar will arrive in Dubai, most probably at the end of this […]
The Indian team will fly out of Dubai after the on-going IPL 2020, which is scheduled for a November 10 final, reported ESPNCricinfo. It has been reported that head coach Ravi Shastri and Test specialists like Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari too will arrive in Dubai in the first week of November and will undergo […]
“You can argue that Chahal’s not an all-rounder, but any bowler who goes out with the bat, whether he scores one run or 100 runs, is an all-rounder, as far as I’m concerned,” Gavaskar was quoted as saying by the India Today news channel.
Stuart Broad’s time at Hoppers Crossing CC in Melbourne 16 years ago included similar scrapes, such as a spot of part-time gardening work that saw his lawnmower career down a hill and straight through a busy high street. It’s the type of incident that gives the Aussies fresh material with which to rib the new […]
“It’s the way they were able to back up and support each other, not dissimilar to how we are with our attack, you get through the new ball and someone like [Mohammed] Shami comes on and he’s just so relentless on his length. There was just no rest that, you had to be on for […]