Update on the Announcement of the Indian Team for the India Australia series: The announcement is likely to be made on Monday night at 8:30 PM.
There’s a higher likelihood that India will field the same team that toured Sri Lanka for the Asia Cup. The only probable change we might see is Ravichandran Ashwin replacing the injured Axar Patel in the team.
In the recent Super 4 match against Bangladesh, injuries occurred, particularly a fatal blow. Washington Sundar was then included in the Asia Cup team as a last-minute replacement for an all-rounder. Although Sundar is a part of the Asian Games team, where they will fly high for the continental performance for India in China. While India is considering bolstering the depth in batting, Ashwin stands as a clear alternative. However, nothing can be confirmed yet.
Meanwhile, Mohammed Siraj showcased an excellent performance in the Asia Cup final on Sunday, and Rohit Sharma & Company defeated Sri Lanka in Colombo by 10 wickets. This was India’s 8th Asia Cup title, and the team will now try to carry forward the same momentum against Australia in the 50-over matches. After this, India will play two practice matches and advance to the World Cup.
Both India and Australia boast strong contenders who have won the World Cup, and they will battle it out on Indian soil. Meanwhile, Australia has already announced an 18-member squad for the three ODIs as key players return to the team.