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.