After dominating show Down Under, India welcome Australia for a limited-over cricket tour starting with two-match T20I series on Sunday. The two-match T20I series will be a golden opportunity for players who wish to earn their spot in the World Cup which is slated to begin on May 30.
Team India sweats it out during net session
Likewise, Australia would also aim to gain some momentum ahead of the mega event. While India will receive a boost with a comeback of skipper Virat Kohli and star paceman Jasprit Bumrah, the Australian squad will aim to make some huge strides after shining in the Big Bash League.
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WHERE: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
WHEN: 24 February at 07:00 PM IST
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Australia T20 squad
Aaron Finch(c), Alex Carey, Kane Richardson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon, Ashton Turner, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, D Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Adam Zampa
India T20 squad
Virat (c), Krunal Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma (vc), Yuzvendra Chahal, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Sidharth Kaul and Mayank Markande.
Australia Probable XI
Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb, D’Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Ashton Turner
India Probable XI
MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav/Siddharth Kaul
India vs Australia PLAYERZPOT PREDICTION
Top batsmen: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, D’Arcy Short, Aaron Finch
Top Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Pat Cummins, Yuzvendra Chahal
X-factors – Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Rishabh Pant