Cricket Australia has announced its team for the series of four Test matches starting in the month of February on Indian soil. A total of 18 players have been included in the Australia team coming on the India tour. Cricket Australia is a strong contender to play the ICC List Test Championship.
Cricket Australia has given place to four spinners in the team for the tour of India. Cricket Australia also included 22-year-old spinner Todd Murphy in the team. The youngster has managed to break into the team for the first time. Cameron Green and Mitchell Starc have also been selected for the team for the tour of India.
This player got the reward for good performance
Todd Murphy, who has been selected in the Test squad for the tour of India, has been rewarded for his stellar performance in domestic cricket. Along with them, Ashton Agar, Nathan Lyon, and Mitchell Swapson have been included in the team. Adam Zampa has not been given a place on the team on the tour of India.
Explaining the reasons behind picking youngster Todd Murphy, Chief Selector George Bailey said the youngster has done exceptionally well for the Australians and Prime Minister's XI in the Sheffield Shield. For this, he is being given a place on the team.
George Bailey gave such a reaction to the selection of the young player in the team
Cricket Australia's chief selector said, "Todd Murphy has done well in domestic cricket and more recently with Australia 'A'.
With those performances, Todd Murphy has emerged as a strong pillar option. Joining the squad will give him the opportunity to spend time with Nathan Lyon and assistant coach Daniel Vettori in India. Which is going to be beneficial for him.
Lance Morris is also included in the team
Lance Morris is included in the team for the four-Test series against India. This player is yet to get a chance to make his international debut, but the captain of the team can give him a chance to make his Test debut against India. There are also reports that fast bowler Mitchell Starc will not be fit for the first match due to injury.
Australia's team coming to the India tour is as follows
Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Ashton Agar, David Warner, Cameron Green, Alex Carey, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Todd Murphy, Launce Morris, Nathan Lyon, Matthew Renesas, Mitchell Starc, Steve Smith and Michelle Swappion.