Australia will tour India next February. Pat Cummins will play the four-match Test series against India. But after this series, these two teams will not meet again in the four-match Test series. According to the Indian Cricket Board, the format of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is changing.
According to the Indian Cricket Board, the two teams will play four Tests for the last time in the upcoming India-Australia series. The two teams will not face each other in four Tests. The Border Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia has been a four-Test series ever since its inception. During the 2010-2011 season, the two teams faced each other in only two Test series. But this rule is about to change.
Meanwhile, the cricket schedule published by the ICC from 2023 to 2027 also shows that India and Australia will face each other in two Test series. And series two will be of five matches. Where the first series of five-match Test will be on Indian soil. This first Test series will be held between 2023 and 2025. A second five-match Test series will be held in Australia, between 2025 and 2027. And these two series are very important for India and Australia. Because these two series will be part of the World Test Championship.
The upcoming Test against India will start from February 9. The first test will run from February 9 to February 13. The venue for the first test is Nagpur. After that, the second test will run from February 17 to February 21. The venue for the second Test is Delhi. The third and fourth Tests will be played in March. Third Test from March 1 to March 5 and Fourth Test from March 9 to March 13. The venues for the third and fourth Tests are Dharamsala and Ahmedabad respectively. After that, Rohit Sharma will also face Australia in a three-match ODI.
Meanwhile, there is good news in the Indian camp ahead of Australia’s tour of India. Indian left-arm spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is returning to the team after injury. His fitness will be tested by his performance in the Ranji Trophy. If the fitness level is at the right level , he can play against Australia. His presence in the team will be beneficial for the Indian team against Australia.