Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli has finally arrived in Chennai for a One Day International series and a short T20I series.
Team India's all-rounder, Hardik Pandya toook on Twitter and shared a photo with Captain Virat Kohli.
Pandaya captioned the photo, “Off to Chennai! Really excited for the series! With the skipper himself @imVkohli.”
Apart from Pandya, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah also shared photos with the Indian team's young spinner, Akshar Patel.
Team India star player Rohit Sharma too shared a photo on his Instagram account and captioned it, “ Always exciting to pack for a tour, for me the tour starts right here #UnpackYourDreams.”
On the other hand, the Men in Blue are coming off a successful tour of Sri Lanka, wherein they whitewashed the hosts in all the three formats.
India completed an overwhelmingly successful tour of Sri Lanka, winning every international match - 3-0 in the Tests, 5-0 in the ODIs and 1-0 in the lone T20I.
Now the 'men in blue' to play against kangaroos they take on Australia in the five-match series beginning September 17.
Here is the complete schedule of India vs Australia limited overs series:
India v Australia series scenarios:
• India beats Australia 5-0 - India 122, Australia 113
• India beats Australia 4-1 - India 120, Australia 114
• India beats Australia 3-2 - India 118, Australia 116
• Australia beats India 3-2 - Australia 118, India 116
• Australia beats India 4-1 - Australia 120, India 114
• Australia beats India 5-0 - Australia 122, India 112
Schedule for ODI series:
September 17: First ODI, Chennai
September 21: Second ODI, Kolkata
September 24: Third ODI, Indore
September 28: Fourth ODI, Bangalore
October 1: Fifth ODI, Nagpur
The team for first three ODIs against Australia is as follows:
India squad for first three ODIs: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhone, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvender Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami
Australia squad for first three ODIs: Steve Smith, David Warner, Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa.