The BCCI on Thursday announced the schedule for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as well as the limited-overs home series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand in January-February.
Nagpur, Delhi, Dharamsala and Ahmedabad have been chosen as the venues for the much-awaited four-Test series between India and Australia from February 9 to March 13. The BCCI on Thursday announced the schedule for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as well as the limited-overs home series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand in January and
The test series will be the part of the world test championship. This will also be the last edition of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy which will be a 4-match Test series feature,” said the BCCI in a statement with the two teams battling out in a five-match series thereafter. The VCA Stadium in Jamtha will host the opening Test from February 9-13 before the caravan moves to Delhi for the second Test from February 17-21.
The two teams will also play a three-match ODI series with the games being played at Mumbai, Vizag and Chennai on March 17, 19 and 22 respectively.
Indian Home Series:
1: T20Is versus Sri Lanka: 1st T20I (Jan 3, Mumbai); 2nd T20I (Jan 5, Pune); 3rd T20I (Jan 7, Rajkot); ODIs vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI (Jan 10, Guwahati); 2nd ODI (Jan 12, Kolkata); 3rd ODI (Jan 15; Trivandrum).
2: ODIs versus New Zealand: 1st ODI (Jan 18, Hyderabad); 2nd ODI (Jan 21, Raipur); 3rd ODI (Jan 24, Indore); T20Is versus NZ: 1st T20I (Jan 27, Ranchi); 2nd T20I (Jan 29, Lucknow); 3rd T20I (Feb 1; Ahmedabad).
3: Tests versus Australia: 1st Test (Feb 9-13; Nagpur); 2nd Test (Feb 17-21; Delhi); 3rd Test (Mar 1-5; Dharamsala); 4th Test (Mar 9-13; Ahmedabad); ODIs vs Australia: 1st ODI (Mar 17; Mumbai); 2nd ODI (Mar 19; Vizag); 3rd ODI (Mar 22; Chennai).