England allrounder Sam Curran broke Chris Morris' record to become the most expensive player in IPL history.
Debutant Rehan Ahmed put England in the driver's seat with his five-fer as England completed a 3-0 clean sweep against Babar Azam-led Pakistan on Tuesday, December 20.
The Australian skipper's return was confirmed after the hosts announced the team for the first Test in Brisbane on Friday.
Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the series-opening test against South Africa starting on Saturday as he continues to recover from a side strain.
The Aussie cricketer is suspected to be out for the entirety of the Australian cricketing summer after fracturing his left fibula and needing surgery.
This three-game series, which will begin on November 17, four days after the T20 World Cup title match, will mark Pat Cummins' debut as the ODI skipper.
Australia vs Afghanistan: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction
The Aussies will be up against the Afghan side in the Super 12 match no. 38 of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Friday, November 04, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Adelaide.
Australia vs Ireland: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction
The Aussies will lock horns against the Irish side in match no. 31 of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Monday, October 31, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Gabba, Brisbane.
Australia vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction
Defending champions Australia will lock horns against Asia Cup champions Sri Lanka in their Super 12 encounter on Tuesday, October 25, from 4:30 PM IST onwards at Perth.
Pat Cummins will become the first-ever fast bowler to lead the Australian side in the white-ball format.