Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood crucial to beating India, believes former Australia seamer Brett Lee
Brett Lee feels Australia's pace unit will play a central role in their home campaign against India later this summer, and added that the artificial substance could be used to make the Kookaburra ball swing more with the saliva ban in place.
Australia requires international arrivals to isolate in quarantine hotels due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though some have been allowed to pass the period at home due to health reasons.
Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja may not be included in playing XI for Australia Tests, says Aakash Chopra
In an attempt to drive his point home, Chopra said Pandya has a back injury and has not started bowling yet and that the all-rounder has not played ODIs for long either.
Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey backed Rohit Sharma to flourish as a Test opener in India's tour Down Under later this year.
During last year's ODI World Cup, Kohli had asked the Indian fans at the Oval to applaud Smith and not boo him, a gesture which earned the Indian captain the prestigious ICC Spirit of Cricket award.
The 32-year-old Tasmanian has dished out his fair share of “sledging” on the field and was never far away when aggression levels spiked during last year’s Ashes in England.
Steve Smith feels Australia holds 'slight advantage' against India in Pink Ball Test scheduled later in 2020
Smith, one of the world's best Test batsmen, also admired the way the Indian captain, Virat Kohli, goes about chases in white-ball cricket.
India vs Australia headlines 2020-21 cricketing summer Down Under as CA releases Men's and Women's international schedule
Virat Kohli-led India are scheduled to play three T20Is and ODIs on either side of the four Tests in Australia which includes a day-night Test as well.
India tour of Australia scheduled to begin in Brisbane on 3 December, day-night Test in Adelaide: Report
Cricket Australia has locked in four venues for the financially crucial Test series against India and the first match is tentatively set for a 3 December start in Brisbane, as per local media reports.
Cricket Australia rushed into cost-cutting measures in wake of COVID-19 pandemic, says NSW cricket chief
As part of its cost-cutting measures, Cricket Australia had furloughed about 80 percent of its staff and is currently pushing member states to agree to a 25 per cent cuts to their grants, besides being in talks with players about adjusting pay.
India are scheduled to play four tests and three one-day internationals in December and January on a tour reportedly worth A$300 million ($193.77 million) in broadcast revenue for Cricket Australia
Will be 'devasting' if India's tour of Australia is cancelled later this year, feels Marnus Labuschagne
Labuschagne also said that he needs to work on batting at the fag-end of the innings in ODIs while also improving his bowling.
Tim Paine says presence of Steve Smith, David Warner will make Australia different kettle of fish against India
The experience of 15,000 Test runs between Steve Smith and David Warner will certainly give the Australian batting unit a formidable look when they take on India in a four-match series at the end of the year, feels skipper Tim Paine.
India's tour of Australia is to begin with a T20 tri-series in October and end with the Tests in December.
Coronavirus Outbreak: ICC to discuss contingency plans for tournaments, Test Championship points system in video conference
While a couple of ICC Board members confirmed to PTI that no concrete decisions are expected during the conference call, it became imperative that a meeting was called to discuss contingency plans
India vs Australia: Ashton Turner says he will take confidence from 2019 series into upcoming three-match rubber
Turner, who played all his three ODIs in Australia's last tour of India, had hit a game-changing 84 at Mohali taking both Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to the cleaners.