Australia to don 1986-inspired green and gold kit in ODIs vs India
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members will don retro jerseys in the upcoming Overseas Development Institute (ODI) series against India. The jerseys are inspired from the green and gold kits that former captain Allan Border’s side wore during the ODI series against India in 1986. The first match of the three-match ODI series will take place in Sydney on Saturday.
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The Australian cricket team is set to take inspiration from the 1980’s squad led by Allan Border. Going into the three-match ODI series against India, the hosts will don jerseys inspired from the green and gold kits that Border’s side wore during the corresponding one-day series against India back in 1986. Veteran Aussie pacer Peter Siddle, who was included in the squad for the series, spoke to cricket.com.au and expressed his excitement on wearing the traditional kit. “It’s pretty awesome actually,” Siddle said. “We found out the other day we were going to be in it, so the boys were a bit excited to get their pack and open up and check it out.”