Now that the fever of the 2023 ODI World Cup is over, India will square off against Australia in a 5-match T20I series. This series will mark the beginning of both team’s preparation for the 2024 T20 World Cup.
The India vs. Australia T20I series will start on November 23, 2023, with the first match scheduled in Visakhapatnam. Then the teams will travel to Thiruvananthapuram for the second T20I scheduled on November 26.
The third T20I match will take place in Guwahati on November 28. Raipur will host the fourth match of the series on December 1. And Bengaluru’s M. Chinnaswamy will host the final match of the series on December 3.
India vs Australia 2023 T20I Series: Schedule
|Nov 23||1st T20I||Vizag||7:00 PM|
|Nov 26||2nd T20I||Trivandrum||7:00 PM|
|Nov 28||3rd T20I||Guwahati||7:00 PM|
|Dec 1||4th T20I||Raipur||7:00 PM|
|Dec 3||5th T20I||Bengaluru||7:00 PM|
India vs Australia 2023 T20 Series: Squads
The BCCI and CA have announced their squads for the T20I series. India’s squad will miss the services of the senior players, as they have been rested after the World Cup.
The Men in Blue will be led by Suryakumar Yadav, with Ruturaj Gaikwad as his deputy for the first 3 T20Is. Shreyas Iyer will join the squad for the last 2 matches as the Vice-Captain.
Apart from SKY and Iyer, Ishan Kishan and Prasidh Krishna are the only 2 players from the World Cup squad. The rest of the players have been picked from the Asian Games squad that won the gold medal.
Australia’s squad, on the other hand, will be led by Matthew Wade in the absence of Mitchell Marsh. Australia’s squad comprises a few players from the World Cup winning team. Australia have also rested their main players before they kick off Australia’s home summer season down under.
India’s Squad: Suryakumar Yadav (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad (VC), Shivam Dube, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ishan Kishan (WK), Jitesh Sharma (WK), Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Shreyas Iyer (Final two matches as Vice-Captain)
Australia’s Squad: Matthew Wade (C), Sean Abbott, Jason Behrendorff, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Aaron Hardie, Glenn Maxwell, Mathew Short, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson, Travis Head, Steve Smith, Josh Inglis (WK), Tanveer Sangha, Adam Zampa
India vs Australia 2023 T20I Series: Broadcasting and Live Streaming
The action-packed T20I series between India and Australia will be broadcast live by Sports 18 on TV in English, while Colors Cineplex will broadcast it in Hindi. The match will also be live-streamed by JioCinema on their app and website.