India tour of Australia 2020 - KL Rahul Back in Test Squad for Border-Gavaskar series

Highlight:

  • BCCI has announced Test and T20 squad for India vs Australia Border Gavaskar trophy 2020.
  • KL Rahul returns to Test squad
  • Varun Chakravarthy gets maiden T20I call
  • Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya back in T20 format.
India vs Australia test squad 2020
KL Rahul returns in Test Squad

India’s Test squad has announced and KL Rahul has been named for the forthcoming four-Test Border-Gavaskar series against Australia at the end of the year.

A dashing opener Rahul is joined by Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav in an 18-member Test squad that doesn’t include the currently injured Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma. BCCI medical team will be continuously keep eye on their fitness progress.

Varun Chakravarthy gets maiden T20I call-up; Dhawan, Hardik return

Kolkata Knight Riders and Tamilnadu’s mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has received his maiden national-team call-up after he was included in India’s T20I squad to take on Australia days after claiming a five-fer against Delhi Capitals in the ongoing IPL 2020.

India vs Australia Test squad 2020

Test Squad:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj

T20I squad:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy

Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan, who has included in the T20 squad through their brilliant performance in the IPL. D Chahar and Hardik Pandya, who was excluded from India’s last T20 series in New Zealand reclaim their place. On the other hand, Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, and Rishabh Pant miss-out.

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