Australia have rested David Warner, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc allrounders Cameron Green and Mitchell Marsh for the upcoming T20 series against India starting 23 November.
Aaron Hardie, who made his debut in South Africa earlier this year, has been included in the set up. Kane Richardson has been added to the squad in place of Spencer Johnson who suffered a hamstring injury.
The team will be captained by wicket keeper Matthew Wade. Tanveer Sangha who was a travelling reserve in the recently concluded World Cup is a part of the T20 set up.
Australia T20I Squad
Matthew Wade (c), Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Sean Abbott, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Matt Short, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson & Adam Zampa.
Star players Adam Zampa, Steve Smith have reportedly returned home ahead of the third T20I in Guwahati, while the likes of Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Inglis and Sean Abbott are set to depart after the third T20 international.
Australia’s updated squad for the remaining T20Is against India
Matthew Wade (c), Jason Behrendorff, Tim David, Ben Dwarshuis, Nathan Ellis, Chris Green, Aaron Hardie, Travis Head, Ben McDermott, Josh Philippe, Tanveer Sangha, Matt Short & Kane Richardson.