Suryakumar Yadav will lead India in the upcoming five-match T20I series against Australia. With no Hardik Pandya in the squad, the selection committee has decided to hand over the command to SKY.
Ruturaj Gaikwad will be Yadav’s deputy for the first three games. Shreyas Iyer will return for the fourth and fifth contests and will take charge of Suryakumar’s deputy.
Rinku Singh, Tilak Varma, Jitesh Sharma have made it to the team.
Axar Patel has recovered from his injury and is likely to play an important role against the Aussies.
Apart from Axar, Washington Sundar and Ravi Bishnoi are the other two spinners
Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar are genuine pacers.
INDIA SQUAD FOR T20Is vs AUS
Suryakumar Yadav (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shivam Dubey, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar