India vs Australia: Confirmed squads, lineups for 2023 Test cricket series

Australia have lost all hope of regaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, following two horror batting collapse in the first two Tests against India.

The series couldn’t have started any worse for the Aussies, who will now be without David Warner and Josh Hazlewood due to injury. 

Pat Cummins is also in doubt for the third Test, with the skipper returning home to Australia for personal reasons. 

In a timely boost however, Australia will likely welcome back Mitchell Starc and Cameron Green for the upcoming clash in Indore. 

Australia predicted 3rd Test XI and team news

  1. Travis Head
  2. Usman Khawaja
  3. Marnus Labuschagne
  4. Steve Smith
  5. Peter Handscomb
  6. Cameron Green
  7. Alex Carey
  8. Pat Cummins (c)
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Todd Murphy
  11. Nathan Lyon

Mitchell Starc and Cameron Green are both set to return to the side in a much-needed boost for the Aussies. 

David Warner and Josh Hazlewood have both returned home and will miss the remainder of the series. Travis Head returned for the second Test and will likely remain at the top of the order.

Pat Cummins has returned to Australia for personal reasons, but is expected back in time for the third Test.

India predicted 3rd Test XI and team news

  1. Rohit Sharma (c)
  2. Shubman Gill
  3. Cheteshwar Pujara
  4. Virat Kohli
  5. Shreyas Iyer
  6. KS Bharat
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Ravichandran Ashwin
  9. Axar Patel
  10. Mohammed Shami
  11. Mohammed Siraj

India are expected to make one change to their lineup, with opener KL Rahul likely making way for Shubman Gill. 

Australia confirmed series squad 

  • Pat Cummins (c)
  • Ashton Agar
  • Scott Boland
  • Alex Carey
  • Cameron Green
  • Peter Handscomb
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Travis Head
  • Usman Khawaja
  • Matt Kuhnemann
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Nathan Lyon
  • Lance Morris
  • Todd Murphy
  • Matt Renshaw
  • Steve Smith
  • Mitchell Starc
  • Mitchell Swepson
  • David Warner
  • Matt Kuhnemann

India confirmed series squad

  • Rohit Sharma (c)
  • KL Rahul (vc)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Virat Kohli
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • KS Bharat (wk)
  • Ishan Kishan (wk)
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Jaydev Unadkat
  • Suryakumar Yadav

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