Australia unveil their new T20I jersey ahead of the mega series against India
The jersey is only for the T20I series against India.
Updated - Nov 11, 2020 3:46 pm
The glitz and glamour of the Indian Premier League 2020 finally came to an end after Mumbai Indians lifted their 5th title amid all the excitement. As this chapter is closed, the men in blue are looking forward to their next and bigger picture of the cricketing action. Indian team is set to fly to Australia this week to lock horns with the hosts for a jumbo series. The entire team would fly to Sydney in one go and begin their quarantine period in the meanwhile.
India will face Australia on its soil for three ODIs and as many T20Is followed by the four-Test match series. The ODI events will kick off on November 27, and the entire tour will be played inside a bio-secure bubble. In the latest turn of events, Cricket Australia (CA) has revealed the new T20I jersey for their team. They tweeted Australia’s new T20I outfit in shades of orange, olive green, and black as the dominant portion.
Australia is set to celebrate its First Nations people by sporting the new indigenous jersey. “The Australian men’s team will celebrate our First Nations people this summer by wearing this incredible Indigenous playing shirt for the entirety of the #AUSvIND Dettol T20 series!,” Cricket Australia tweeted.
They also told the intricate detailing about their jersey as it symbolised various significant things. The designers of the new jersey were also acknowledged by them in the same tweet.
“Designed by Kirrae Whurrong woman Aunty Fiona Clarke & Butchulla and Gubbi Gubbi woman Courtney Hagen, the shirt continues the storytelling of the 1868 cricket team,” their other tweet read.
Tweets by Cricket Australia
Designed by Kirrae Whurrong woman Aunty Fiona Clarke & Butchulla and Gubbi Gubbi woman Courtney Hagen, the shirt continues the storytelling of the 1868 cricket team! 🙌 #NAIDOC2020 pic.twitter.com/qKRywH5XcR
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) November 11, 2020
As the successful edition of IPL concluded, the Indian team will move into the bio-bubble created by BCCI for the Australia tour. Skipper across all the formats, Virat Kohli, already stepped into the same sometime back, and now the rest of them will follow. In light of the upcoming Australia tour, the fitness of hitman Rohit Sharma was caught up in several questions.
He wasn’t even named by the BCCI in any of the squads that would be up against Kangaroos. However, a revised list by BCCI has his name in the Test column.