India's tour of Australia 2020-21: All you need to know about ODIs, T20Is

India will start its two-month-long tour with an ODI series followed by a three-match T20 International series. (Photo: BCCI)
Indian cricket team will play its first international series in times of the Covid-19 pandemic, when Virat Kohli-led side takes on Australia in the 3-match One Day International (ODI) series at Sydney Cricket Ground, starting November 27. The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) and England hosting Ireland, West Indies, Pakistan and Australia for bilateral showed that cricket can be played in a bio-secure environment. The 30-member Indian contingent landed in Sydney on November 12 after the completion of IPL 2020.

Why Kohli will miss Rohit in ODIs, T20Is

Currently, Indian players and support staff are in a 14-day quarantine but the New South Wales government has allowed them to train in this period.

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How IND vs AUS series is different from other cricket tourney's during Covid-19?

It will be first time during Covid-19 pandemic that crowds will be allowed in the stadium during an international cricket tournament. The limited-overs cricket will be played at two venues. Sydney Cricket Ground, and Manuka Oval in Canberra. Cricket Australia has allowed 50 per cent crowd presence during ODIs and T20Is, and the Australian board has said in a press release that the second and third ODIs at the SCG and Manuka Oval respectively have been exhausted while the Manuka Oval T20I and two SCG T20Is are sold out.  

India vs Australia live telecast and streaming details

Sony Sports Network will live telecast India vs Australia series in India. Sony SIX, Sony TEN 1 and Sony TEN 2 are the channels which will live broadcast the ODI, T20I and Test series while Sony LIV will live stream the matches. If fans wants to watch for free then they should tune into DD National (DD 1) and DD Sports for ODIs and T20Is. Doordarshan will not live telecast the Test series. 

 
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India tour of Australia 2020-21

India will start its two-month-long tour with an ODI series followed by a three-match T20 International series. The tour will end on January 19, 2021 after the completion of India vs Australia 4-match Test series, which is also known as the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Australia would look to get back the coveted trophy after two years. The four-match Test series is also a part of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC). The three-match ODI series is part of ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

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India vs Australia 2020-21 ODI full schedule

Matches Date Time (IST) Venue
First ODI 27-Nov 9:10 AM Sydney Cricket Ground
Second ODI 29-Nov 9:10 AM Sydney Cricket Ground
Third ODI 2-Dec 9:10 AM Manuka Oval, Canberra
 

India ODI squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain & wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper). 

Australia ODI squad: Aaron Finch (Captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Andrew Tye, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.

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India vs Australia 2020-21 T20I schedule

Matches Date Time (IST) Venue
First T20I 4-Dec 1:40 PM Manuka Oval, Canberra
Second T20I 6-Dec 1:40 PM Sydney Cricket Ground
Third T20I 8-Dec 1:40 PM Sydney Cricket ground
 

India 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, T Natarajan.

Australia T20I squad: Aaron Finch (Captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Andrew Tye, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.

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India vs Australia 2020-21 Tests full schedule

Matches Date Time (IST) Venue
First Test (D/N) Dec 17-21 9:30 AM Adelaide Oval
Second Test Dec 26-30 5:00 AM Melbourne Cricket Ground
Third Test Jan 7-11 5:00 AM Sydney Cricket Ground
Fourth Test Jan 15-19 5:30 AM The Gabba, Brisbane
 

India cricket team Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, 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.

Australia cricket team Test squad: Tim Paine (c), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner

Practice matches

Pratice games
Matches Date Time (IST) Venue
Australia A vs India A Dec 6-8 5:00 AM Drummoyne Oval, Sydney
Australia A vs India A Dec 11-13 9:30 AM Sydney Cricket Ground

India squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, 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.

Australia A squad: Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Joe Burns, Jackson Bird, Alex Carey (wk), Harry Conway, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Nic Maddinson, Mitchell Marsh (subject to fitness), Michael Neser, Tim Paine, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Mark Steketee, Will Sutherland, Mitchell Swepson.



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