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IND vs AUS: BCCI announces fixtures for home series against Australia

WAH Criket 2019-01-10 13:23:00

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia announced the schedule for the upcoming series between India and Australia. The series will compromise of two T20Is and five ODIs. Recently, Kohli-led Indian team scripted history by winning their maiden Test series against Australia on Monday, beating the Kangaroos in their own backyard.

Here’s the complete schedule of Australia’s Tour of India.

Sr. No.                Date                  Match               Venue

      24th February

              1st T20I



      27th February

              2nd T20I



         2nd March

               1st ODI



         5th March

               2nd ODI



        8th March

               3rd ODI



        10th March

               4th ODI



        13th March

               5th ODI


India scripted history by winning their maiden Test series against Australia, beating the Kangaroos in their own backyard. After the fourth and final Sydney Test got abandoned due to rain, India emerged victorious clinching the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2-1. Kohli and Co. ended a 71-year long year wait for India to win their first-ever Test series win on Australian soil.

In what came as a big blow for Australia, ahead of the first ODI at Sydney, all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was replaced by Perth Scorchers batsman Ashton Turner. Marsh, who has gastritis, has spent two days in hospital with his availability for the other two games in the series.

Australia squad: Aaron Finch (capt), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Marcus Stoinis, Mitch Marsh, Alex Carey, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa

India ODI squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj