Australia are set to travel to India next month to play 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is spanning from September 17 to October 11. The third and the fifth ODIs were scheduled to be held in Nagpur and Indore which have been interchanged now.
The sequence of the venues will now be Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Bangalore and Nagpur. The ODI series will be followed by 3 T20Is to be held in Hyderabad, Ranchi, Guwahati.
Australia are currently in Bangladesh to play 2 Tests starting from August 27. The Indian side is also involved in an ODI series against Sri Lanka. India’s tour of Sri Lanka will end on September 6, post which they will brace themselves for a string of series at home.
After Australia, New Zealand are expected to travel to India to play 3 ODIs and as many T20Is spanning from October 22 to November 7. The venues for that series as announced by the BCCI will be Pune, Mumbai, and Kanpur for the three ODIs and Delhi, Cuttack, and Rajkot for the T20Is.
India will once again face Sri Lanka and this time, the team from the Island nation will travel to India for a one and half month long tour that will feature 3 Tests, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is. From November 15 to December 24, Kolkata, Delhi, and Nagpur will host the Tests, Dharamsala, Mohali, and Vizag will host the ODIs and Thiruvanantpuram, Indore, and Mumbai will host the T20Is.
India-Australia series to be a cracker
The rivalry between India and Australia has grown intense year by year. Each time these two teams go head to head, there is an immense involvement of the crowd. The last time India played at home was against Australia in a Test series where the hosts emerged victorious by a margin of 2-1.
The stadiums are expected to be packed to the rafters in each game as Australia look to avenge the defeat of the Test series.