12 November 2020

Cricket Australia names squad for India Tests

The National Selection Panel (NSP) has announced the following 17-player Australian squad for the Vodafone Test Series against India, starting at the Adelaide Oval on December 17.

Selectors chose the expanded squad in considering the bio secure hubs that the team will be based in and the need to plan for replacing players at short notice if required.

 

Australia

Sean Abbott (NSW)

Joe Burns (QLD)

Pat Cummins (NSW) (vc)

Cameron Green (WA)

Josh Hazlewood (NSW)

Travis Head (SA)

Marnus Labuschagne (QLD)

Nathan Lyon (NSW)

Michael Neser (QLD)

Tim Paine (TAS) (c)

James Pattinson (VIC)

Will Pucovski (VIC)

Steve Smith (NSW)

Mitchell Starc (NSW)

Mitchell Swepson (QLD)

Matthew Wade (TAS)

David Warner (NSW)

 

Selectors have also chosen a 19-player Australia A squad to play India A and India in tour matches at Drummoyne Oval and the Sydney Cricket Ground which includes nine players from the Test squad and Australian captain Tim Paine.

Final sides and a captain will be chosen closer to each match.

 

Australia A

Sean Abbott (NSW)

Ashton Agar (WA)

Joe Burns (QLD)

Jackson Bird (TAS)

Alex Carey (SA)

Harry Conway (NSW)

Cameron Green (WA)

Marcus Harris (VIC)

Travis Head (SA)

Moises Henriques (NSW)

Nic Maddinson (VIC)

Mitchell Marsh (WA - subject to fitness)

Michael Neser (QLD)

Tim Paine (TAS)

James Pattinson (VIC)

Will Pucovski (VIC)

Mark Steketee (QLD)

Will Sutherland (VIC)

Mitchell Swepson (QLD)