Yuvraj Singh will play against Australia in Limited over Cricket ( t20i and Three ODIs ) home series. Yuvraj was replaced with the Opening Batsman M Vijay.
There were some other changes are made in Indian ODI squad. Danish Karthik missed his Mumbai Indians team-partner Ambati Rayudu, Injured Irfan Pathan replaced with Mohammad Shami and Jaydev Unadkat’s left-arm seam was preferred to Umesh Yadav’s erratic-at-times pace.
Yuvraj Singh was played last ODI against England in Dharamshala in January 2013. Yuvraj did not play in Champions Trophy and also dropped form series against Zimbabwe. when India had rested several first-choice players. However, following a fitness programme in France, he has shown a return to top form in List A cricket. He was the leading run-getter for India A in the limited-overs series against the touring West Indies A, with 224 runs from three matches, including one hundred and a fifty at an average of 74.66. He also scored a half-century for India Blue in the Challenger Trophy, a domestic 50-overs tournament.
Yuvraj Singh must continue his performance consistently against Australia in home series to secure his position in team.
Australia vs India series will start from 10th October 2013 with Only t20i of the tour at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot. Match will start on 13:30 GMT | 19:00 local
Indian Squad for T20i and ODI Series against Australia:
MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Ambati Rayudu, Mohammed Shami, Jaydev Unadkat