After the ODI World Cup carnival, cricket action moves to T20 format. The T20 cricket World Cup is just six months away.

India will host Australia for 5 T20i, starting on 23 November 2023 and ending on 3rd December 2023.

The first match of India vs. Australia is on 23 November 2023 at Vizag.

The Indian team has a new look because Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Rohit Sharma are not part of the squad for the India vs. Australia series. This allows them on which to write their T20I philosophy, particularly in batting. Most of the current picked players have shown talent at the domestic circuit and are high in confidence.

Australia is riding high as they are champions of the Cricket ODI World Cup and will look to continue their performance in the T20I as well. Aussies are also experimenting with their new guns because some of the main players are missing for this series of India vs. Australia.


India vs. Australia

Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad (India)

Ruturaj will bat at the top of the order. He will be a key player for India in the India vs. Australia series. So this opening batsman is a safe captain choice for your fantasy team.

The highest score Ruturaj Gaikwad has ever achieved in Twenty20 Internationals is 57, which he achieved in the third T20I in Vizag only against South Africa. He will try to keep up his present form at this venue again.

Vice-captain: Steve Smith (Australia)

Our choice for vice-captain of the fantasy squad is Steve Smith. It is wise to take a chance on him because he is a must-have. Most of the time, this batter will offer decent value for the money.

Smith is a reliable batsman who will be full of confidence going into the series. He will make an effort to maintain his supremacy in the short format as well, having done well in ODIs.

Smith has an incredible strike rate of 126.51 in T20Is.


Axar Patel (India)

Axar Patel is a left-arm orthodox spinner and also a handy batsman because his all-around ability will come good in the India vs. Australia opener.

Patel has an excellent economy rate and a knack for taking wickets. In 67 T20I appearances, he has claimed 109 wickets at an average of 26.56.

Patel is a versatile bowler who can be used anywhere in the lower order of the bat. So he is an invaluable addition to any fantasy cricket squad.

Tilak Varma (India)

Tilak Varma is a rising star in Indian cricket so he has the potential to be a valuable asset in fantasy cricket teams. He is a middle-order batsman who bats left-handed and is renowned for his forceful strokeplay and six-hitting ability. 

Varma can also be a useful off-spin bowler because this provides him another dimension in fantasy cricket as India may test their players’ strength. 

He made his IPL debut for the Mumbai Indians in 2022, and he impressed everyone with his maturity and ability to handle pressure.

Travis Head (Australia)

Head can score runs fast and is a reliable batsman, which makes him a useful player in fantasy cricket. But with being an effective bowler and strong fielder, he is a versatile player who can contribute to all three areas of the game.

This all-around player has the temperament for the big stage and has demonstrated promise on the international tour.  He will be keen to perform well in the India vs. Australia series and he is confident after his performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup final. 

But though he seldom bowls his allotted four overs, he may still slip in a few useful overs of spin.

In short format, Travis Head’s strike rate is 140.67.

Glenn Maxwell (Australia)

Glenn Maxwell is known for his hard batting style. He can take the game away from the opponent single-handedly because this T20 format suits his batting style.

Maxwell can improvise and disrupt bowlers’ rhythm and score quick runs. So he can be a valuable asset to have in your fantasy team for the India vs. Australia game.

So his T20 strike rate is above 150 and played some epic knocks in the short format.


Ravi Bishnoi (India)

Ravi Bishnoi is an emerging talent for Team India because bowls leg spin and is very consistent in terms of line length. So This leg spinner has a googly which can trouble Aussie batsmen.

So In India vs. Australia T20I he is expected to play a major role for India because he has proven to have an incredible amount of fearlessness while bowling under pressure which is a crucial trait for any spinner in the game.

Jason Behrendorff (Australia)

Jason Behrendorff is a fast bowler for Australia. In India vs. Australia’s first T20I, he will look to take wickets early with the new ball because he can put India under pressure.

So Behrendorff’s reliable play and knack for getting wickets have made him a popular choice in fantasy cricket in recent years.

He is a new ball specialist bowler who bowls in the powerplay, where batsmen are at their most vulnerable. Behrendorff has a strong track record of taking wickets at this particular period of the game.


Fantasy apps are based on strategic planning and one should be aware of this. This virtual game platform is so much fun as it is based on real game outcomes because it helps you with rewards.

So the right combination of players is required to win such fantasy sports games. 


All the information given above is for knowledge purposes only. So while making your dream fantasy team follow your skills and knowledge of the game and win big rewards but fantasy apps can be addictive play them responsibly and with patience.


Who will win this series between India vs. Australia?

So will India’s young squad come well against Australia?

Many questions will be answered in this series because two star-studded sides will look to dominate.