Yuvraj singh, Harbhajan singh and Ashish Nehra will play together in T20I after a very longtime.The Young All-rounder and the hard hitter who played for Mumbai Indians, Hardik Pandya and The Punjab Left arm fast bowler who played for Rajasthan Royals, Brainder Singh Sran was included in T20I squads, while Mohit Sharma was not awailable due to fitness. Suresh Raina was not selected in the ODI squad.The Karnataka batsman Manish pandey was included in the ODI Squad. Both Jadeja and Ishant Sharma back to the Indian team in both formats.Mohammed shami made a comeback.
The tour comprises five ODIs and three T20 Internationals to be played between January 12 and 31 at Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney (ODIs), Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney (T20Is).
Selectors said “Ms Dhoni will continue as captain for Team India till T20 World Cup 2016”
SQUADS FOR BOTH ODI & T20I :
ODI Team for Australian series: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (C) (Wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Rishi Dhawan, Brainder Balbirsingh Sran.
T20I Team for the Australian series: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (C) (Wk), Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Harbhajan Singh, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra.
2nd ODI : Jan 15, Fri, The Gabba, Brisbane
3rd ODI : Jan 17, Sun, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
4th ODI : Jan 20, Wed, Manuka Oval, Canberra
5th ODI : Jan 23, Sat, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
1st T20I : Jan 26, Tue, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
2nd T20I : Jan 29, Fri, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
3rd T20I : Jan 31, Sun, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney