India face Australia in two Twenty20 Internationals and five ODIs in what will be their last assignment before the ICC World Cup 2019. Former India wicketkeeper and CricketCountry s analyst Deep Dasgupta lists out five things he s eagerly waiting to watch as the series gets underway with the first T20I on February 24 at Vizag. (ALSO READ: All you need to know: India vs Australia series)

Punjab leg-spinner Mayank Markande, who has had a phenomenal season last year, since making his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Mumbai Indians, earned a maiden call-up and could be on the cusp of a debut in the first match. (ALSO READ: How a hesitant Mayank Markande switched from pace to spin)

Hardik Pandya was ruled out of the Twenty20 International and ODI series due to a lower back stiff which has paved the way for Ravindra Jadeja as replacement in the five-match ODI series.