Finally, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced Nagpur, Delhi, Dharamshala and Ahmedabad as the four venues for the Test series against Australia. India kick the series off on February 9, in Nagpur, with the second Test in Delhi from February 17.
The final two Tests of the series, in Dharamshala and Ahmedabad will be from March 1 and March 9. This four-match Test series will be the last edition of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in a four-match Test fashion. It isn’t yet sure if there will be a pink-ball Test in the four-match Test series.
India will then complete the long home season with a three-match ODI series, in Mumbai, Vizag and Chennai, on March 17, March 19 and March 22.
India’s white-ball assignments with Sri Lanka, New Zealand
India kick the New Year off with a three-match T20I and as well match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The first of the three T20Is is set to start on January 3, in Mumbai, with Pune and Rajkot hosting the subsequent T20Is on January 5 and January 7.
The ODI series will kick-off in Guwahati from January 10, with the second ODI in Kolkata on January 12 and January 15 clash in Trivandrum will complete the series.
India then welcome New Zealand, in similar fashion, with the 1st ODI in Hyderabad on January 18. 21st January and 24th January – will be home to ODIs in Raipur in Indore. The three T20Is will then kick-off on January 27, in Ranchi, with the next two T20Is in Lucknow and Ahmedabad.