India and Australia recently announced their test match schedule for the upcoming cricket season. India and Australia will be playing three test matches over a span of four weeks in October, starting from October 2nd.
The first test will be played at Adelaide Oval from October 2nd and will last for five days. This will be followed by the second test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from October 11th. The third and final test will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground from October 23rd.
In addition to the test matches, the two countries will also be playing three One Day Internationals and three Twenty20 matches. All the matches are scheduled to be held in Australia.
The schedule for these matches is as follows:
First ODI, October 3rd at Queensland
Second ODI, October 6th at Perth
Third ODI, October 10th at Melbourne
First T20, October 13th at Sydney
Second T20, October 16th at Brisbane
Third T20, October 18th at Adelaide
India and Australia have faced each other in a number of test matches and this upcoming series is sure to be one of the most memorable in cricketing history. With both teams being strong contenders, much excitement is expected from this tour.
Australia Tour of India 2023
Australia will play a five match tour of India in 2023, with two Tests and three One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
The two elite nations, have agreed to the tour dates, which will see India and Australia lock horns in the Indian subcontinent.
Australia are no strangers to touring the subcontinent. In their last tour of India they managed a 2-1 Test series win in 2013, while their 2016-17 Test series ended in a 1-1 draw.
The tour will be an exciting encounter between the two cricketing giants as they look to continue their legacy of winning games on both sides.
Given the warm climate of India and the un-maintained pitches, the tourists will have to bring along their own set of spinners and fast bowlers.
The two Tests are expected to be the main focus for the tourists and the pitches should assist their spinners to gain an edge.
The three ODIs will be held in between the two Tests and are expected to be a thrilling encounter between the two sides.
Overall, the tour promises to be an exciting contest and the find out who will come out on top in the five match series.
India Vs Australia 3rd Test Date
The third India Vs Australia Test match is scheduled to start on Saturday, 16th March at the Sydney Cricket Ground. This will be the first Test Match of the series after the first two Test Matches were canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions.
The match will begin with a 50-over warm-up game, which will be followed by five days of Test cricket. The India Vs Australia 3rd Test match will be the first Test match for both countries in over twelve months. The last Test match played between the two sides was on March of 2020, with Australia winning by a solitary wicket.
The Indian team will be led by Virat Kohli, who is making his return to Test cricket following a break from the game due to personal reasons. The Australian team will be led by the experienced Tim Paine, who has had a successful last two years as the Australian Test captain.
The Indian team has had a strong performance in their last Test series against England in February 2021, where the team won by a big margin. On the other hand, the Australian team had a winless series against South Africa, where they were overpowered by the Proteas’ fast bowlers.
This match will be an exciting one with both teams looking to make a statement in the series. With both teams possessing world-class batsmen and bowlers, it promises to be a thrilling contest. The match will be closely followed by cricket fans from around the world and is expected to be a closely fought battle between two strong teams.