The India squad for the last 2 Tests and 3 ODIs has been announced. Rohit opted to skip the 1st ODI. Everything you need to know.

India VS Australia test series is half over. That being said, the other half is up for grabs and the action packed into it will be elite. After the Test series, Australia is expected to play three One Day Internationals (ODIs) against India. The Kangaroos are looking to beat India in the ODI series. The Indian squad for the last two test matches and 3 ODIs was announced recently. KL Rahul sacked? Is Sarfaraz Khan selected? Here is what it looks like, as well as the answers to all these questions.

India VS Australia 2023: India squad for last two test matches.

The roster for the last two test matches is as follows.

Rohit Sharma, K.L. Rahul, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, K.S. Bharat (sr.), Ishan Kishan (sr.), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.

India VS Australia 2023
K.L. Rahul struggled and was given a long rope too, but now the election commission has stripped him of the leadership role. IMG SRC: BCCI

The main points of this team are as follows.

  1. Jaydev Unadkat is back after a superb performance for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final.
  1. KL Rahul is no longer the vice-captain of the Indian Test team.
  1. Rohit Sharma has taken the responsibility of selecting the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team.
  1. KL Rahul is likely to be dismissed for 3th Test Match and Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma will be the most likely opening pair in India VS Australia 3rd Test.
  1. Sarfaraz Khan is not selected yet.
  1. The rest of the team remains the same.

Indian squad for 3 ODIs.

The squad for the 3 ODIs is as follows.

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan (Saturday), Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Jaidev Unadkat.

Jaydev Unadkat India VS Australia
Jaidev returned to the white team after 2017. IMG SRC: BCCI

The key results of the ODI Squad are as follows.

  1. Jaidev Unadkat has also been given a chance in ODIs in place of regular left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh.
  1. Rohit Sharma is likely to miss the 1 overSt ODI vice-captain Hardik Pandya, who has been appointed due to family commitments, will lead in his absence.
  1. Pace battery includes Siraj, Shami, Umran, Thakur and Unadkat for India VS Australia 3 ODIs.
  1. There was no update on Jasprit Bumrah’s fitness but he was expected to be part of the India VS Australia ODI squad.
  1. Prasid Krishna is still absent due to injury. He is likely to miss the entire IPL 2023 season as well.

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