India’s Tour of Australia 2018: Schedule, Venue and Match Timings
India’s Tour of Australia, 2018: Schedule, Teams and Venue
India’s Tour of Australia, 2018: Schedule, Teams and Venue(Photo: Harsh Sahani/The Quint)

India’s Tour of Australia 2018: Schedule, Venue and Match Timings

After a dominating win over West Indies at home, India have set-off for their all-important tour to Australia where they’ll be paying three T20Is, four Tests and three ODIs (in that order).

While team India will look to improve its record in Australia, the hosts will want to get back to the winning stride after Test series defeats in South Africa and England.

Australia tour remains India's only opportunity to make a mark overseas in a year that coach Ravi Shastri had described as a 'defining period for Indian cricket'. The two-month long tour starts with a T20I on 21 November and concludes with ODI to be played on 18 January.

Here’s all you need to know about India’s Tour of Australia 2018:

India vs Australia T20I Match Schedule

Three T20 matches will be played between India vs Australia:

  • 1st T20I: 21 November, 1:20 PM IST
    Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane
  • 2nd T20I: 23 November, 1:20 PM IST
    Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • 3rd T20I: 25 November, 1:20 PM IST
    Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

India vs Australia: Test Series Schedule

India will be playing 4 test matches against Australia:

  • 1st Test Match: 6 -10 December, 5:30 AM IST
    Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • 2nd Test Match: 14 -18 December, 7:50 AM IST
    Venue: Perth Stadium, Perth
  • 3rd Test: 26 - 30 December, 5:00 AM IST
    Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • 4th Test: 3 - 7 January, 5:00 AM IST
    Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Also Read : No One in Indian Cricket Says ‘No’ to Me More Than Shastri: Virat

India vs Australia: ODI Schedule

Three One Day Internationals will be played between the two teams:

  • 1st ODI: 12 January, 8:50 AM IST
    Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
  • 2nd ODI: 15 January, 8:50 AM IST
    Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • 3rd ODI: 18 January, 8:50 AM IST
    Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Also Read : 5 New Faces to Watch in Australia’s T20I Squad Against India

India vs Australia Full Squads

India have announced the squad for the 3 T20Is and 4 Tests. Australia have so far announced the squad for the T20Is.

India T20I Squad:

Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, K Khaleel Ahmed

India Test Squad:

Virat Kohli(c), Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Parthiv Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Australia T20I Squad:

Aaron Finch(c), Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, D Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa

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