Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday while announcing the 15-member squad for the 5 ODI series and two Twenty20 International said Virat Kohli will take charge of the team in the both formats of the game against Australia.
India hosts Australia in the two-match series, from February 24 at Visakhapatnam. The five-match ODI series starts from March 2 in Hyderabad.K L Rahul and Rishabh Pant are back for the in the T20I and ODI squads ahead of the World Cup 2019.
Rahul who played quite well for India A against England Lions in the in the two unofficial Tests could not find his place in the India 1st and the 2nd ODI while was included in the remaining three ODIs and Twenty20 squad.
Mayank Markande received a maiden call for the T20 series after his five wicket haul against England Lions in the second second unofficial Test which India A won by an innings and 68 run.
While Dinesh Karthik has been left out of the ODI series, but has been included in Twenty series.In India's Australia tour recently, the Twenty20 series ended in a 1-1 draw while the tourists won both the series in Test and ODIs against hosts. (UNI)