India has started on this year’s first game in the land of Australia. The most awaited international one-day series will begin from 12th of this month (January). The Indian Cricket team has already arrived in Australia and yesterday (8th Jan) played the warm up the match and won it.
India Would Play 5 Odis and 3 T20s against Australia
With the scheduled match, India would play a 5 One Day International series and 3 Twenty 20 Internationals against Australia as previously announced by Cricket Australia (CA) with the released schedule for 2015-2016 home seasons. The matches would be played between the two teams from 12th between 31st of January month.
The world champions met for the limited over series as per the new bilateral agreement. According to the agreement, Indian Cricket team would tour Australia separately henceforth for playing Tests and ODIs.
Millions of Fans to Clash in the Stadiums to Witness the Momentum
Within the short tour of the Indian team to Australia of three weeks, India would face Australia on the fields in the major Australian venues like MCG, SCG, WACA, Gabba in Brisbane and Adelaide Oval. The stadiums at these venues are expected to be filled up by several Aussie and Indian Cricket fans. Both of these teams being the powerhouse of world cricket, each of the 5 matches is to be played with great competition that would be no less than the world cup matches. The throng of Cricket fans would be eagerly waiting for the clash between these two teams.
The Top Most Ranked ODI Teams of World Cricket-CA
The Executive General Manager of Operations, CA- Mr. Mike McKenna said that the world cup semifinal match between these two teams was viewed by more than 300 million cricket fans that watched on Star TV India. These two teams are the world’s top most ranked ODI teams with millions of fan followers. The CA wants to build up a strong rivalry that would be on show throughout the summer with this series.
As per his announcements, the Sydney Cricket Ground would host the entire internationals in New South Wales State. The T20s are staged at the Sydney Olympic Stadium since 2010.
The Twenty 20 International series would act as the best effective preparation for the ICC World Cup Twenty 20 -2016 that is going to be held from March 11 in India.
Match Schedule of India VS. Australia
Below are the scheduled matches of the Indian Cricket team’s tour to Australia
- 12th January- WACA Ground, Perth
- 15th January- Gabba, Brisbane
- 17th January- Melbourne Cricket ground
- 20th January- Manuka Oval, Canberra
- 23rd January- Sydney Cricket Ground
The T20 Internationals
- 26th January- Adelaide Oval
- 29th January- Melbourne Cricket Ground
- 31st January- Sydney Cricket Ground