Starc will be replaced by Kane Richardson in the 15-man squad announced by Cricket Australia on Thursday.
The 1st T20I between India and New Zealand will take place on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
India vs New Zealand: Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar chose a MSD- less batting lineup for the upcoming three-match T20I series to start on Thursday.
UAE does have a very experienced bench waiting for opportunities. The coach has opted for some new and inexperienced faces to the starting XI, but didn’t get a much favourable result against Bahrain. But still, Alberto Zaccheroni would give the same combinations one more try with a possible change being Ahmed Khalil in place of Khamis Esmaeel.
Cheteshwar Pujara expects Virat Kohli to get through the third Test against Australia without any problems despite the India captain struggling with a back injury.
Equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s record of six Test hundreds on Australian soil, Indian captain Virat Kohli was in fine form as he notched up his 25th Test hundred in the second Test match against Australia under scorching heat on a difficult Perth track.
Sachin Tendulkar reacts to the “average” rating given to the Optus Stadium pitch by the International Cricket Council (ICC).