The Indian ladies’ group has left for Australia for a multi-design series involving a pink-ball Test and three ODIs and T20Is each. The crew, driven by Mithali Raj (Test and ODIs) and Harmanpreet Kaur (Twenty20 Internationals), is traveling to Dubai from where they will take off to Brisbane around where they will play their games.
Initially they were to travel to Sydney however Cricket Australia (CA) has moved the games to Queensland due to the pandemic circumstance in Australia. “The difference in setting is a direct result of the pandemic circumstance in the country,” a CA official told Cricbuzz on Sunday (August 29). The visit likewise includes 14-day hard isolate in Brisbane, from August 30 to September 13.
Following a four-day practice from September 14 to 17, the group plays a warm-up game (a List A match, versus Aus XI) in Brisbane on September 18 preceding playing their first game – an ODI – on September 21 in Mackay, which will likewise have the other two ODIs, on September 24 and 26. An adjusted timetable method the beginning of the series must be moved back by two or three days.
The day-night Test – India’s first – will be from September 30 to October 3 in Metricon where the group ends up the visit with three T20Is (October 7 to 10). The group leaves Australia on October 11.
Indian Women’s Tour Programme
August 29: Travel to Brisbane via Dubai
August 30 to September 13: Hard quarantine in Brisbane
September 14-17: Rest/practice in Brisbane
September 18: Warm-up game in Brisbane
September 19: Travel to Mackay
September 20: Practice in Mackay
September 21: 1st ODI in Mackay
September 22-23: Rest/Practice
September 24: 2nd ODI in Mackay (day/night)
September 26: 3rd ODI in Mackay
September 27: Travel to Gold Coast
September 28-29: Rest/practice
September 30-October3: Pink Ball Test in Metricon
October 4-6: Rest/practice in Gold Coast
October 7:1st T20I in Metricon
October 8: Rest/practice
October 9: 2nd T20I in Metricon
October 10: 3rd T20I in Meticon
October 11: Team departs Australia from Metricon
(Credit : Cricbuzz )