Melbourne: Check venues and dates for India’s tour of Australia later this 12 months have been confirmed by Cricket Australia (CA). The Virat Kohli-led group will play in 4 cities placing an finish to speculations of 1 stadium internet hosting all 4 Exams as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) well being disaster.
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On Wednesday (Could 27), Australia’s 7news web site reported that the Border-Gavaskar Trophy begins in Brisbane on December Three. After the primary Check on the Gabba, the place Australia haven’t misplaced a Check since 1988, the sequence strikes to Adelaide for the day/night time Check.
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From December 11, India and Australia might be concerned within the pink-ball Check. This would be the first time that the 2 groups will play a day/night time five-day recreation.
After Adelaide, Melbourne will host the Boxing Day Check (December 26) and the sequence concludes in Sydney (from January Three). Melbourne and Sydney are the standard venues for Boxing Day and New 12 months Exams.
“Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday ticked off on the Check sequence starting in Brisbane on December Three earlier than heading to Adelaide from December 11 and Melbourne and Sydney for the standard Boxing Day and New 12 months Exams,” 7news web site reported.
Through the 2018-19 tour, the Kohli-led facet created historical past, profitable their first-ever Check sequence in Australia, ending a wait of 71 years.
With the world battling the coronavirus, it’s nonetheless not clear whether or not followers might be allowed to observe the 4 Exams. Lately, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) had issued ‘again to cricket’ tips to renew cricket.
India tour of Australia schedule
December Three-7: First Check (Brisbane)
December 11-15: Second Check (Day/night time, Adelaide)
December 26-30: Third Check (Melbourne)
January Three-7: Fourth Check (Sydney)