India vs Australia 2023 Teams & Squads

Last Modified Feb 06, 2023 12:35 IST

Australia will be visiting India for a four-match Test series, starting from 9th February and stretching till 13th March. The Border-Gavaskar series will be a crucial factor in deciding which two teams will be contesting in the 2023 ICC World Test Champions Finals. Currently, both the teams are capturing the first two spots in the 2021-2023 ICC World Test Championship points table, with Australia at number one and India at two.

India has won the last three Border-Gavaskar Trophy, with the last two series being won on Australia's home surface. The humiliation that Australia suffered after letting India win their first Test series in Australia will make the Aussies more hungry to win the upcoming series. This time, with a new captain leading not the teams, it will be an amusing contest between the two giants.

This Border-Gavaskar Trophy will be a treat to watch for the fans who are eager to know whether their favorite players have made it into the Test squads of their respective teams. Let’s have a look at the official Test squads for both the teams.

Australia’s Test Squad

Cricket Australia has released their 18-man Test squad for the upcoming Test series who will be traveling to the Indian shores. They have included four spinners in their squad, knowing that the decks in India are more suitable for traditional spin bowling. A talented youngster, Todd Murphy, has also been included in the squad due to his star spin bowling. The team also features six pace bowlers with its spearhead, Pat Cummins, being the captain of the team.

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Australia Test Squad

Sr. No.Player NameRole
1Pat Cummins ©Bowling All-rounder
2Ashton AgarSpin bowler
3Scott BolandPace bowler
4Alex CareyWicketkeeper Batter
5Cameron GreenAll-Rounder
6Josh HazlewoodFast Bowler
7Peter HandscombWicketkeeper Batter
8Travis HeadBatter
9Usman KhawajaBatter
10Marnus LabuschagneBatter
11Nathan LyonSpin Bowler
12Lance MorrisFast Bowler
13Todd MurphySpin Bowler
14Matthew RenshawBatter
15Steve SmithBatter
16Mitchell StarcFast Bowler
17Mitchell SwepsonSpin Bowler
18David WarnerBatter

India’s Test Squad

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The BCCI announced the Indian Test squad for the first two matches against Australia. The 32-year-old Suryakumar Yadav who is uncapped in the Test format has been included in the Test squad following his impressive performance in both the international and domestic circuit. With Rishabh Pant injured, Ishan Kishan and KS Bharat have been added in the squad as a replacing Wicket-Keeping batter. The team will be led by Rohit Sharma with KL Rahul appointed as the vice captain.

Sr. No.Player NameRole
1Rohit Sharma ©Batter
2KL Rahul (vc) Batter
3Shubman GillBatter
4Cheteshwar PujaraBatter
5Virat KohliBatter
6Shreyas IyerBatter
7KS BharatWicketkeeper Batter
8Ishan KishanWicketkeeper Batter
9Ravichandran AshwinSpin Bowler
10Axar PatelSpin Bowler
11Ravindra JadejaSpin Bowler
12Kuldeep YadavSpin Bowler
13Mohammed SirajFast Bowler
14Mohammed ShamiFast Bowler
15Umesh YadavFast Bowler
16Jaydev UnadkatFast Bowler
17Suryakumar YadavBatter