India Tour Of Australia 2020: It is being reported that India’s selection headed by Sunil Joshi will pick the squad for the upcoming series between India and Australia. As per some media reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) have almost agreed on the itinerary of the tour.
Sportstar reported that officials from both sides have “virtually decided” on starting the series on November 27 with three T20s, followed by three ODIs starting December 4. However, the Test series, which will have 4 matches, is likely, to begin with, the day-night Test on December 17, in Adelaide.
The Cricket Lounge would like to add that these are just tentative dates and the official announcement will be made soon by the officials from the BCCI and CA very soon.
India Tour of Australia 2020: Selectors likely to announce the 25-26 member squad next week
It is also being reported that India’s selection committee will announce the 25-26 member probable team by next week. This news came after the Cricket Australia officials asked the BCCI to send them a report of the whole entourage, including players, coaching staff, support staff, and family members who will be touring Australia along with the players and support staff.
The Cricket Lounge reached out to experts from the cricketing world and they all believe that it is going to be a very challenging series to pull for the BCCI and CA because there will be very strict protocols amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
India tour of Australia 2020: Indian Team likely to leave for Australia in two batches starting from November 4th.
Some reports also suggest that Team India will travel to Australia in two batches via charted flights, keeping in my mind the pandemic protocols and bio-secure bubble. The first batch might leave from the UAE on November 4, and players from the teams that qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs, will leave for Australia on November 12th-13th, reported InsideSport.