After playing in the three-match T20I series against England, where he tasted moderate success, 38-year-old Nehra could only feature in six games for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) before being ruled out with a hamstring problem.
Speaking on the eve of the first T20, Bumrah heaped praise on Nehra, saying the veteran pacer has loads of experience and always ready to help the youngsters.
"He (Nehra) is a very experienced player. I've played some cricket with him. I've played in World T20 with him. It's really good to have him in the side... It's lot of fun. He has loads of experience to share. He's very helpful for youngsters like me," said Bumrah.
India have a 9-3 head to head record against the reigning ODI champions, but the 23-year-old that it is the last thing on team's mind.
"We don't think like that. We only focus on the game. Every format requires a little bit of skill level. We want to focus on that and if we do our basics right, everything else is taken care of."
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Being a death bowler specialist, Bumrah said his role hardly changes in the ODI and T20 format.
"One-day cricket and T20 cricket are slightly different, but in the situations where I bowl, it's similar because of the death overs," he added.
Australia T20 squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Jason Behrendorff, Dan Christian, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa.
India T20 squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Axar Patel.
October 7: JSCA International Stadium,
October 10: Barsapara Stadium, Guwahati
October 13: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium,