Australia on Thursday announced the 17-member squad to tour India for a four-match Test series, which begins on February 22 with the first Test at Chennai.

The four-match series will start on February 22 and the games will be held in Chennai, Hyderabad, Mohali and Delhi.

The first Test starts on February 22 in Chennai and national selector John Inverarity said they would be ready for all conditions, with five pace bowlers also included, AFP reported.

"This squad has the flexibility that will be required for the varying conditions expected in India, and it will provide valuable experience to a number of young players," he said.

"The squad includes a spin bowling all-rounder in Maxwell and a medium-fast all-rounder in Moises Henriques.