Aaron Finch and Virat Kohli at toss for first T20I
Aaron Finch and Virat Kohli at toss for first T20I (Image Source: BCCI)

After winning the white-ball series (ODI Cricket) by 2-1 Australia will lock with India for 3 T-20ls from today with the first game at Canberra. Australia will like to keep their winning momentum in the T-20l series also to stronger their authority of favorites ahead of the T-20 world cup in 2021.

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With the strong batting performances in the ODI series, Australians are hot favorites to win the T-20l series against India. With David Warner is already out of the series for injury put some pressure on the home team but instead of David Warner Australia looked more complete from batting to bowling.

Before the test series, Australia will look to experiment with the more pinch-hitters in the T-20l series as this format is more successful with the pinch-hitters over the players with a healthy average. Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell will be looking to play the anchor role in the series with the kind of form they have been in recent times. Here are the match details:

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Match Details:

1st T20I – Australia vs India

Stadium: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Toss: Australia opted to bowl first

Time: Friday, December 4, 2020. 19:10 Local Time, 13.40 IST

Playing XI:

India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul(w), Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, T Natarajan

Australia (Playing XI): D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch(c), Matthew Wade(w), Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moises Henriques, Mitch Swepson, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Squads:

India Squad: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul(w), Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mayank Agarwal, Sanju Samson, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Shami

Australia Squad: Aaron Finch(c), Matthew Wade, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moises Henriques, Alex Carey(w), Ashton Agar, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Andrew Tye, Marnus Labuschagne, D Arcy Short, Cameron Green, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis

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