The Melbourne Cricket Ground are the place for its Boxing Day Test this season as part of a ten-match guys’s summertime fixture between Australia and India.
Sydney and Canberra will sponsor three-game one-day and T20 string to begin India’s excursion, until the four-Test string to determine on the world no.1 position starts with a day-night game in Adelaide on December 17.
Sydney’s New Year Test will probably be later than normal, starting January 7, and Brisbane will sponsor the last game of this series and excursion January 15.
Queensland had initially been mooted since the place for those limited-overs series, just to get a hold-up together with all the State government concerning quarantine requirements for its Indian side allowing New South Wales to step in.
India’s squad will arrive at Australia on November 12 and invest 14 times in quarantine in Sydney, together with the NSW government allowing the visitors to train at that moment.
Australia’s cricketers currently playing at the Indian Premier League may additionally return round the time and spend two months training while in quarantine.
On very top of the internationals, the vacationers will perform with two tour games India An assembly an Australia A group at Sydney’s Drummoyne Oval from December 6-8 and India playing Australia A at a day-night game at the SCG from December 11-13.
“Across all three formats, Australia and India represents one of the great rivalries in world sport and we are delighted to welcome Virat Kohli’s outstanding squad to Australian shores this summer,” interim Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said.
“We have worked closely together with the BCCI for several months to bring this excursion to lifetime, and I cannot speak more highly of this professional, comprehensive and collaborative way by which they’ve approached this tour at these extraordinary and intricate times.
“I want to convey my gratitude to everyone in the BCCI for its religion and support they’ve shown from the plan we’ve grown, which we think will lead to a secure and productive summer for those involved.
“We would also like to especially thank the NSW Government for allowing players from both teams to safely prepare during quarantine, as well as other governments and health authorities who have worked with us to host a series which, I have no doubt, will live long in the memories of all who experience it.”
The fixture does, however, leave Perth without one game on the program. Optus Stadium was the place of Australia’s just Test win over India throughout the previous excursion in 2018-19, once the traffic maintained their first Test chain win Australian land.
Crowd limitations for many global games have yet to be ascertained.
Australian men’s cricket team 2020-21 program vs India
First ODI: Friday, November 27 — Sydney Cricket Ground (Day-Night)
Second ODI: Sunday, November 29 — Sydney Cricket Ground (Day-Night)
Third ODI: Wednesday, December 2 — Manuka Oval, Canberra (Day-Night)
First T20: Friday, December 4 — Manuka Oval, Canberra (Night)
Second T20: Sunday, December 6 — Sydney Cricket Ground (Night)
Third T20: Tuesday, December 8 — Sydney Cricket Ground (Night)
First Test: December 17-21 — Adelaide Oval (Day-Night)
Second Test: December 26-30 — Melbourne Cricket Ground
Third Test: January 7-11 — Sydney Cricket Ground
Fourth Test: January 15-19 — The Gabba, Brisbane