Team India is gearing up for a two-month long tour of Australia, that begins with the 3-match ODI series on November 27. The Indian contingent arrived Australia after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Dubai.
A total of 30 players – of the ODI, T20I and Test squads – travelled together and are currently observing a mandatory 14-day quarantine in Sydney.
The ODI series will be followed by a three-match T20I series which begin from December. The final leg of the tour will be the 4-match Test series, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which is scheduled to begin from December 17 in Adelaide.
Indian captain Virat Kohli will return after leading the side in the opening Test, which is going to be a day-night affair, due to the birth of his first child. The BCCI has granted him a paternity leave and, in his absence, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain) is likely to lead in last three matches. lead in the last three matches.