The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian Cricket Squad for the upcoming Australian tour.
On the 26th of October, the Senior National Selection Committee of the BCCI selected the squad for the tournament.
The tournament includes four test matches, three one day international (ODI) matches and Twenty20 internationals.
Some of the players who are included in the Australian tournament squad are Virat Kohli, K.L. Rahul, Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj.
Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma were out of the squad due to their medical issues. However, the BCCI medical team would monitor the progress of Ishant and Rohit.
In addition, the BCCI also announced that four additional fast bowlers — Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kartik Tyagi, Ishan Porel and T. Natarajan.
Complete list of names included in the Indian squad for the Australian Tournament:
Test squad: Virat Kohli (captain,) Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wicket keeper,) Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Uesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj. ODI
ODI squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-capt/wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur
T20I squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-capt/wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.
The dates of the Australian Tournament matches are yet to be announced.
Stay tuned for further updates.