Team India started the preparations for the test series against Australia. While the Cricket fans are also waiting for India vs Australia test match after the series of India vs Australia. Before the World Cup, this test series might be the last one which Indian team plays.
The first test match will be played on 6th December 2018 while the second match on 14th December. The third and fourth one will be played on 26th December 2018 and 3rd January 2019.
After the test matches, there will be an ODI cricket series between India and Australia. Indian team may not have won against England series but it’s an opportunity for India to win series against Australia.
Here is the possible and expected Indian squad that the selectors can choose for this long and thrilling Test match series. The squad may vary, as we’re not sure about the expected squad.
1. KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Murali Vijay
KL Rahul plays too well in bouncy and fast pitches and in this series, it’s an open opportunity for him. There are also chances of Prithvi Shaw, as he is one of the future stars while Murali Vijay needs to perform because this could be his last opportunity.
2. Virat Kohli (Captain) and Cheteshwar Pujara
With a good record against Australia, Virat Kohli will be leading the Indian team against Australia. As it’s one of the best opportunity for Captain Virat Kohli to make this series, a memorable and winning one. Well, chances of Cheteshwar Pujara will be there too because the player has a good record against Australia.
3. Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik, Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant
While Ajinkya has a good record in overseas matches but recently his performance getting pale and he has an opportunity in hands to prove himself. While the other players have a good chance to play in this series.
4. Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
The all-rounders player Hardik Pandya, Jadeja and Ashwin will make a good trio in an upcoming series against Australia. They will surely make a good mark if any of them gets an opportunity in this test series.
5. Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav/Mohammad Siraj
With the World’s best pace attack, team India has more chances to win in the series. All of the bowlers including Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav/Mohammad Siraj plays well. Everyone has an opportunity, so let’s wait and watch.
The Indian squad may vary for upcoming test series in England but we’re wishing a good luck to the Indian team.