The Indian team has been announced for the T20 series against Australia. For a 5-match series starting from November 23, 2023 in Visakhapatnam. Suryakumar Yadav Has been made the captain, while Ruturaj Gaikwad has been made the vice-captain.
Ruturaj Gaikwad will be the vice-captain
Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad will be the vice-captain of the host team for the series against Australia, which became the World ODI champion by defeating India. India has selected only three players included in the World Cup squad for the T20 series, which include Prasidh Krishna, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar.
Rinku Singh’s entry in the Indian team
Rinku Singh has also been given a chance in the Indian team for the T20 series against Australia. Apart from this, Jitesh Sharma has been made the wicket keeper in the Indian team.
Indian team for T20 series against Australia
Suryakumar Yadav (captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shivam Dubey, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan , Mukesh Kumar.
Shreyas Iyer will be the vice captain of the team in the last two matches.
Shreyas Iyer has been made the vice-captain of the team for the last two matches of the five-match T20 series against Australia. Shreyas Iyer will join the team as vice-captain for the last two T20Is in Raipur and Bengaluru.
Complete schedule of India vs Australia T20 series
First T20 match – 23 November, Visakhapatnam
Second T20 match- 26 November, Thiruvananthapuram
Third T20 match- 28 November, Guwahati
Fourth T20 match – 1 December, Raipur
Fifth and last T20 match – 3 November, Bengaluru
VVS Laxman will be the head coach of the team
VVS Laxman will be the head coach of the Indian team for the T20 series against Australia. This is because regular head coach Rahul Dravid will be rested. Apart from this, technically his tenure has also ended with the conclusion of World Cup 2023. After India’s defeat, when Rahul Dravid was asked about his future plans, he clearly said that he does not have time right now, because he has just returned from playing. I was completely focused on the World Cup.