The India vs Australia series in 2016 will kick start the New Year with a bang for the Indian cricket team. Both teams have the pressure to make a statement in their first major series of the year and the fans are bound to see some exciting cricket.
The series will consist of five One Day International games and Three T20 games played across January.
|1st ODI||12 January||Perth, Western Australia|
|2nd ODI||15 January||Brisbane Cricket Ground|
|3rd ODI||17 January||Melbourne Cricket Ground|
|4th ODI||20 January||Manuka Oval, Canberra|
|5th ODI||23 January||Sydney Cricket Ground|
|1st Twenty20||26 January||Adelaide Oval|
|2nd Twenty20||29 January||Melbourne Cricket Ground|
|3rd Twenty20||31 January||Sydney Cricket Ground|
The Indian team for the ODIs include:
ODI Team: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Rishi Dhawan, Barinder Sran
Meanwhile, the T20 team has the surprise inclusion of Ashish Nehra.
T20 Team: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Harbhajan Singh, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra