The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad will host India’s fifth T20 match against Australia on December 3
Post Date – 11:59 PM, Tuesday – July 23rd 25th
Hyderabad: The BCCI announced India’s home season schedule on Tuesday, with the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad hosting India’s fifth T20 match against Australia on December 3 and the first Test match against England on January 25-29, 2024.
India will round up their World Cup preparations with a three-match ODI series against Australia, in addition to eight T20 internationals and five Test matches against England.
The first ODI match against Australia will be at Mohali on September 22, with the remaining two at Indore and Rajkot on September 24 and September 27, respectively. As pointed out by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, venues such as Mohali, Nagpur, Rajkot, Indore, Trivandrum, etc. that missed out on hosting World Cup matches were compensated during the home season with each venue hosting at least two matches.
India will compete in the T20 World Cup next year in the United States and West Indies, with Hardik Pandya’s side playing eight T20 matches at home, including five against Australia a week after the ODI exhibition game and three more against Afghanistan in January 2024.
Afghanistan played a Test match in India in 2018, but White will play its maiden series in India.
Besides Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam (November 23), Trivandrum (November 26), Guwahati (November 28) and Nagpur (December 1) will host T20 matches against Australia, while Mohali (January 11), Indore (January 14) and Bengaluru (January 17) will host Afghanistan. game.
The highlight of the home series is the Anthony De Mello Cup match between India and England. Hyderabad (January 25-29), Visakhapatnam (February 2-6), Rajkot (February 15-19), Ranchi (February 23-27) and Dharamsala (March 7-11) will host matches in the five Test series.
Dharamshala was given a match as it missed the Frontier-Gawaskar Cup earlier this year as the ground could not be ready on time.
After the England series, there will be a three-week gap before the start of the Indian Premier League.