The scheduled for the much-awaited tour of India to Australia later this yr is predicted to be introduced in subsequent 24 hours. Cricket Australia (CA) chief Earl Eddings confirmed this on Thursday (October 15) based on reviews in The Australian newspaper.
Eddings assured the newspaper that India would 100 per cent tour Australia. He added that he’s in steady contact with the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly to debate the developments of the forthcoming tour.
“I’m 100 p.c assured they’re coming. Sourav Ganguly and I discuss it most days and we’re already planning once we can catch up as soon as he and the crew recover from right here,” the paper quoted Eddings as saying.
4 venues determined for the Take a look at sequence between India and Australia:
Additional based on reviews in The Australian, the tour will start with the white-ball sequence adopted by the four-match Take a look at sequence. 4 venues have additionally been chosen for the Take a look at sequence which are Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
“The tour will start with a white-ball element earlier than the four-Take a look at sequence, at this stage, begins in Adelaide on December 17-21. Different venues embrace Melbourne (December 26-30), Sydney (January 7-11) and Brisbane (January 15-19),” the paper revealed.
Melbourne, earlier, was not confirmed for the internet hosting the Take a look at match due to the growing rise in COVID-19 instances. Nevertheless, it has been chosen because the venue and as per custom, the Boxing Day Take a look at will likely be performed there.
In the meantime, the Indian crew will land in Brisbane, as an alternative of Perth or Adelaide, due to the quarantine guidelines. Virat Kohli & Co are unlikely to face too many restrictions regardless of the extreme restrictions in Queensland.
At the moment, the Indian cricketers are enjoying within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 within the UAE. Quickly after the completion of the league on November 10, they may depart for Australia to play the bilateral sequence.