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Australia squad announced for the white ball series down under against India


India tour of Australia will start from 27th November 2020, Friday with the first one-day international match will be played at Sydney cricket ground. India will travel to Australia from the United Arab Emirates directly on 12th November 2020.

Currently, India and Australia’s team members are busy playing the Indian Premier League season 2020 in the UAE. India had announced their squad for the three-match ODI, T20I series, and four-match Test series, which also includes the Day-Night Test match.

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Now the hosts, Aussies, have announced their squad for the limited-overs series against the men in blue. Cameron Green, the batting all-rounder, has earned his maiden call up for the white ball series against India.

Moses Henriques has also earned a recall in Australia’s T20I and ODI squad, while Mitchell Marsh, the fast bowling all-rounder who was injured in the IPL 2020 season, has been left out on the medical advice of the medical staff.

Whereas, the players like Nathan Lyon, Andrew Tye, Josh Phillippe, and Riley Meredith didn’t find any place in Australia’s 18 members ODI and T20 International team, which will play against India next month.

The national selector of Australia, Trevor Hohns, said that this is the same Australian squad which won the ODI series against world cup champions of 2019, England. Australia also retained their number one T20 International rank. They are excited for the blockbuster summer clash against their greatest rivals, India.

The 21-year-old all-rounder, Cameron Green, has played just 13 T20 International games for Perth Scorchers and nine games in the 50 over format for Western Australia. But the selectors have picked him after his impressive run in the domestic seasons.

In the season of Sheffield Shield, Cameron has scored unbeaten 158 runs, and he continued the same form by scoring another majestic 197 runs. Green picked up a five-wicket haul on debut when he was just 17 years old, and with that, he has an average of 21 with the ball in first-class cricket.

Cameron will resume his bowling in the Sheffield Shield season this week after his injury kept him out of the game for a while. Cameron has been picked up for his outstanding form in the domestic circuit. He is a potential player for the future, and this opportunity will help him build upon his experience.

The former Indian coach and Aussie great, Greg Chappell was also impressed with Green. Chappell said that Green had a unique talent and his batting abilities are the best after Ricky Pointing. He is six feet tall and can bowl well.

After Smith, Green’s all-around talent will help Australia to win the next Ashes series against England. But he will have to get some experience before that. It is exciting to see new talent like Green, which is a rarity nowadays.

Injured Mitchell Marsh will be replaced with Moises Henriques. The last time when Moises played for Australia was three years ago in 2017. In the season 2019, Henriques captained the Sydney sixes to a title win.

Mitchell Marsh suffered an ankle injury which ruled him out of the IPL 2020 season. Mitch can be a part of the Test series if he manages to impress the selectors in the warm-up match against India. The first Test will be the Pink Ball Test match at the Adelaide Oval on 17th December 2020.

The selectors will want Marsh fully fit for the warm-up game, and the Test series against India and Moises and Green will replace him in the limited-overs squad as the like to like replacement.

Here is the 18 member Limited overs squad of Australia, which will face India from Friday, 27th November 2020 –

Aaron Finch, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

Australia are still yet to announce their test squad for the four-match Test series against India.


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