India Vs Australia 2017

BCCI announces fixtures of home series against Australia, New Zealand

Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Bengaluru and Nagpur will host the five ODI matches of Australia's limited-overs tour of India.
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Reported by: PTI New Delhi 07 Sep 2017, 11:15 PM IST

Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram will host their first international matches - T20 games - as the BCCI today announced the schedule for India's home series against Australia and New Zealand beginning later this month. 

Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Bengaluru and Nagpur will host the five ODI matches of Australia's limited-overs tour of India. The matches will be held on September 17, 21, 24, 28 and October 1 respectively. 

The three T20 International matches of the Australian tour will be held in Ranchi (October 7), Guwahati (October 10) and Hyderabad (October 13). 

The Board President XI team will play a warm-up match against Australia on September 12 in Chennai. 

The Board also announced the schedule of the home series against New Zealand comprising three ODIs and as Twenty20 Internationals. Mumbai will host the first ODI against the Kiwis on October 22 while the second game will be played in Pune on October 25. 

The venue of the third ODI on October 29 to be hosted by Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association is yet to be announced. 

The three T20 Internationals against the visiting New Zealand side will be held in New Delhi (Nov 1), Rajkot (Nov 4) and Thiruvananthapuram (Nov 7). 

The itinerary: 

Against Australia: 

Sep 12: Warm-up match in Chennai 

Sep 17: 1st ODI in Chennai 

Sep 21: 2nd ODI in Kolkata 

Sep 24: 3rd ODI in Indore 

Sep 28: 4th ODI in Bengaluru 

Oct 1: 5th ODI in Nagpur 

Oct 7: 1st T20I in Ranchi 

Oct 10: 2nd T20I in Guwahati 

Oct 13: 3rd T20I in Hyderabad 

Against New Zealand: 

Oct 17: 1st warm-up match at CCI, Mumbai 

Oct 19: 2nd Warm-up match at CCI, Mumbai 

Oct 22: 1st ODI in Mumbai 

Oct 25: 2nd ODI in Pune 

Oct 29: 3rd ODI (to be hosted by UPCA) 

Nov 1: 1st T20I in Delhi 

Nov 4: 2nd T20I in Rajkot 

Nov 7: 3rd T20I in Thiruvananthapuram.

 
   
 

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