The epic rivalry between two cricketing giants India and Australia is again about to get underway. Cricket enthusiasts have been waiting for this much-awaited tour of India for a long time. It all begins on 27th of November with the 3 match ODI series. Then it will be time for the T20I series to get underway which will grab a lot of eyeballs considering the T20 world cup will be staged next year.
Both the sides will be endeavouring to find their winning combinations as the big T20 world cup inch closer. India has picked some new faces in their T20 squad which will be trying to make an instant impact against the mighty Aussies. Whereas the hosts to have tried to pick a balanced squad that can dominate India in the T20I series.
We take a look at the 5 players to watch out for during the T20I series between India and Australia
5. Mitchell Starc
Not many can argue with the fact that Mitchell Starc is one of the best white ballplayers in the world. His uncanny knack of picking up wickets early and then back it up by delivering yorkers at will at the death makes him a potent force.
Starc unlike many big Australian players missed the IPL and will be ardent to make a difference in the T20I squad against India. In white-ball cricket, Starc remains the best Aussie bowler and will be their leader of the bowling attack against the men in blue. Everyone will have a close eye on Starc to see whether he is still a force in international cricket or has passed his prime.
Mitchell Starc has an outstanding T20I record: 34 matches, 45 wickets, economy 6.90, average 19.5, best 3/11.