Ind vs Aus ODI squad Live: Ravichandran Ashwin has returned for Australia ODIs.© AFP
India vs Australia 2023, Team India Squad Announcement: The virual press conference for the announcement of the India squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia has ended. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief selector Ajit Agarkar announced two different teams for ODI series against Australia. While stars like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya will be rested for the first two ODIs, India will feature a full strength squad for the third and final ODI. Ravichandran Ashwin has got an ODI call-up. KL Rahul will lead the Indian team in the first two games in the absence of Rohit.
Here are the Live Updates of Team India’s squad announcement for Australia ODIs:
IND squad vs Aus Live: Axar’s fitness to be assessed!
“Axar Patel obviously will be assessed if he is fit or not. We are hoping he is fit for the third ODI. And we have kept both Ravichandran Ashwin and Washington Sundar as part of the squad for the third one. So, it is a 17-member squad for the third one,” said BCCI chief selector Ajit Agarkar.
IND squad vs Aus Live: No Rohit, Kohli, Hardik in first two ODIs!
Star players like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli have been rested for the first two ODIs against Australia. In the absence of Hardik, Ravindra Jadeja will be the vice-captain of the side. Rohit and Hardik will return to their respective roles in the third match.
India squad announcement Live: Check India squads –
For First two ODIs vs Australia: KL Rahul (Captain and wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja (Vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
For third and final ODI vs Australia: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel (subject to fitness), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj
India squad announcement Live: Rahul to lead India in first two ODIs!
KL will lead India in first two ODIs, Rohit Sharma to be the skipper in the third ODI.
India squad announcement Live: The press conference starts!
The virual press conference for the announcement of Indian squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia has started.
India squad announcement Live: Press conference set to start now!
The virual press conference for the announcement of Indian squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia is set to start now. India captain Rohit Sharma and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief selector Ajit Agarkar will address the media in the conference. Stay connected!
India squad announcement Live: Ashwin’s stays positive –
Ravichandran Ashwin has stayed positive despite being overlooked for the Cricket World Cup 2023. “Even I have had my fair share of failures and successes. But I have tattooed Indian cricket close to my heart. If they require my service even tomorrow, I will be ready and will give my 100 percent,” the spinner had said on his YouTube channel.
India squad for Aus Live: Rohit on Ashwin’s availability –
“As a spinner-all-rounder, Ashwin is in the line. I have been talking to him on the phone. The injury happened to Axar at the last minute. Washington was available, so he had to come and perform the role for us,” Rohit said after India defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final of Asia Cup 2023.
India squad announcement Live: A ray of hope for Ashwin
After India’s Asia Cup title win on Sunday, captain Rohit Sharma admitted that veteran all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin is in the scheme of things for the World Cup, following Axar Patel’s injury. The skipper revealed he has been in constant touch with Ashwin, and the veteran spin-bowling all-rounder is in the loop as far as India’s World Cup squad is concerned. READ HERE
India squad announcement Live: Will Ashwin be included?
Axar Patel is out of the team after injuring left quadriceps during India’s Asia Cup 2023 match against Bangladesh last week. The World Cup squad for India has already been announced and the southpaw is there in the team. However, the latest injury to Axar might see India giving a chance to Ravichandran Ashwin for Australia ODIs.
IND vs AUS Live: Check out Australia squad –
Australia have already announced the squad for three-match ODI series against India. Regular captain Pat Cummins will be back in the team.
Australia squad: Pat Cummins (c), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Spencer Johnson, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Matt Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa
India squad announcement through virtual press conference
“Mr. Rohit Sharma, Captain, Indian Cricket Team and Mr. Ajit Agarkar, Chairman of Men’s Selection Committee, Indian Cricket Team, will address a virtual press conference today to announce the squad for the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Australia,” BCCI said in a release on Monday.
India squad for Australia ODIs Live: Rohit, Agarkar to address media
It will be a press conference through which the Indian squad for the Australia ODIs will be announced. Captain Rohit Sharma and BCCI chief selector will be at the event.
Hello everyone, welcome to this live blog. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to announce the squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia tonight. Stay connected for all the updates.
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