Australia Cricket Tour Of India 2023

 

The Australia National Cricket Team visited India in 2023 for a Test and ODI series. The AUS tour of India 2023 began with the four-match Test series before both the teams locked horns against each other in a three-match ODI series.

Team India won the first Test in Nagpur by an innings and 132 runs before winning the second Test as well to take an unassailable lead in the series and retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Australia won the third Test to keep the series alive but could not win the fourth game as it ended in a draw. 

After losing the Test series, Australia bounced back in style to win the ODI series. While they lost the first game by 5 wickets, they won the second by 10 wickets before registering a 21-run win in the third game.

Australia Tour Of India 2023 Schedule

Test series:

  • 1st Test, Feb 09, Thu – Feb 13, Mon, Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
  • 2nd Test, Feb 17, Fri – Feb 21, Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
  • 3rd Test, Mar 01, Wed – Mar 05, Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
  • 4th Test, Mar 09, Thu – Mar 13, Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

ODI series:

  • 1st ODI, Mar 17, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • 2nd ODI, Mar 19, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
  • 3rd ODI, Mar 22, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Australia Tour Of India 2023 Squads

India Test squad:

Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Srikar Bharat(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Ishan Kishan, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav

Australia Test squad:

Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith(c), Peter Handscomb, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(w), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Todd Murphy, Matthew Kuhnemann, Scott Boland, Matt Renshaw, Mitchell Swepson, Lance Morris

India ODI squad:

Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan, Washington Sundar, Umran Malik

Australia ODI squad:

Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head, Steven Smith(c), Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey(w), Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Sean Abbott, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Josh Inglis

Australia Tour Of India 2023 Match results

Test series:

  • 1st Test –  India won by an innings and 132 runs
  • 2nd Test – India won by 6 wickets
  • 3rd Test – Australia won by 9 wickets
  • 4th Test – Match drawn

ODI series:

  • 1st ODI – India won by 5 wickets
  • 2nd ODI – Australia won by 10 wickets
  • 3rd ODI – Australia won by 21 runs

Australia Tour Of India 2023 Stats:

Most runs in Test series:

Player Matches Inns Runs Avg Sr 4s 6s
Usman Khawaja 4 7 333 47.57 46.19 39 1
Virat Kohli 4 6 297 49.5 50.94 28
Axar Patel 4 5 264 88 55.7 25 9
Marnus Labuschagne 4 8 244 40.67 40.13 34
Rohit Sharma 4 6 242 40.33 58.31 26 5

Most wickets in Test series:

Player Matches Overs Balls Wkts Avg Runs 4-fers 5-fers
Ravichandran Ashwin 4 166.3 999 25 17.28 432 2
Ravindra Jadeja 4 161.1 967 22 18.86 415 1 2
Nathan Lyon 4 189.5 1139 22 22.36 492 2
Todd Murphy 4 137.3 825 14 25.21 353 1
Matthew Kuhnemann 3 78.3 471 9 31.11 280 1

Most runs in ODI series:

Player Matches Inns Runs Avg Sr 4s 6s
Mitchell Marsh 3 3 194 97 131.08 24 12
KL Rahul 3 3 116 58 75.82 10 2
Virat Kohli 3 3 89 29.67 76.72 7 1
Travis Head 3 3 89 44.5 125.35 15 2
Ravindra Jadeja 3 3 79 39.5 56.03 7

Most wickets in ODI series:

Player Matches Overs Balls Wkts Avg Runs 4-fers 5-fers
Mitchell Starc 3 27.5 167 8 21.12 169 1
Mohammed Siraj 3 15.4 94 5 20.6 103
Sean Abbott 3 25 150 4 26 104
Adam Zampa 3 18 108 4 22 88 1
Kuldeep Yadav 3 19 114 4 29 116

 

2023 Australia Tour India FAQs:

Who captained India against Australia in 2023?

KL Rahul captained India in a series against Australia in 2023.

Who captained Australia in the ODI series against India in 2023?

Pat Cummins captained the Australian side in the ODI series against India.

Who won the ODI series between India and Australia in 2023?

India won the ODI series against Australia which was played in 2023.

Who led Australia in the Test series in India in 2023?

While Pat Cummins led the team in the first two Tests, he had to return home due to family reasons. In his absence, Steve Smith led Australia in the last two Tests.