December 6, 2022

Australia to tour India for limited-overs series ahead of Men’s T20 World Cup

Australia will visit India for a restricted overs series in September in front of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The dates for the white-ball series is yet to be declared, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Monday.

Australia’s late spring plan, with the T20 World Cup on home soil between October 16 and November 13 was reported and the Aaron Finch-drove group will likewise play a home series against West Indies and England. As per the timetable, Australia will play two matches against the West Indies and three matches against England in Brisbane and Canberra.

Notwithstanding that Australia will likewise have England for a three-match ODI series after the T20 World Cup, before consecutive Test series against the West Indies and South Africa beginning toward the finish of November.

CA decided to leave from custom and grant Optus Stadium in Perth the principal Test of the home summer, with Adelaide Oval then, at that point, facilitating the second and last Test against the West Indies that will be area of the planet Test Championship.

The Gabba (Brisbane) will then have the initial Test against the Proteas preceding Christmas, before the customary Boxing Day Test at the MCG and New Year’s Test at the SCG, as per ICC.

The dates for the impending ladies’ series were additionally reported, with Australia facilitating Pakistan in ODI and T20I series in January before the Women’s ICC T20 World Cup in South Africa in February.

Meg Lanning’s side will likewise participate in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this, prior year setting out on a visit through India during December.

Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley is trusting that both Australia’s Men’s and Women’s sides can guard their T20 World Cup titles throughout the following a year.

“Both our groups have the chance to shield their T20 World Cup titles, the men’s group on home soil and the ladies’ group in South Africa, as our extraordinary players rouse the up and coming age of cricketers in the briefest arrangement of the game,” Hockley said.

“I might want to make a move to wish our No.1-positioned ladies’ group good luck as they head to Ireland and afterward England for the Commonwealth Games. It’s the beginning of a thrilling eight months for the group that likewise incorporates a visit to India, home series against Pakistan, the valuable chance to play in the Hundred and our own drawn out homegrown season, before the T20 World Cup.”

Hockley said the decrease of numerous limitations because of Covid-19 had made booking somewhat more straightforward than lately.

“Following two years of being affected by the pandemic, the 2022-23 home summer will be a particularly bustling one for the Australian men’s group as we honor our responsibilities to the ICC’s Future Tours Program (FTP). This gives significant chances to advance towards ICC World Test Championship Final capability as well as develop for the ICC Men’s One-Day World Cup in India in 2023,” he added.

“While the planning of the ODI series against South Africa is set out in the Future Tours Program, we have had a new solicitation from Cricket South Africa to reevaluate the dates of the three games, however have been not able to track down elective dates at this point.”

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