07 May 2019
Australia's summer schedule for 2019-20 announced: Details here
This term, Australia are set to have one of the most gruesome home seasons.
They would play their upcoming home season until late March 2020, as they host their Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand in the Chappell-Hadlee ODI series.
Besides the Kiwis, Pakistan and Sri Lanka too are set to tour Down Under.
Here are the further details on the same.
10 venues across Australia to host 28 international matches
A total of 28 matches are set to be played across 10 venues in Australia, including the ICC Women's World T20.
Brisbane is set to host the opening Test of the summer against Pakistan from November 21.
Meanwhile, Adelaide would host the first day-night Test of the season on November 29.
It would followed by another against New Zealand in Perth on December 12.
Pakistan follow-up with three T20Is and two Tests
Things would get tougher for the Aussies as the series against Sri Lanka would be followed by three more T20Is, along with two Tests, against Pakistan:
1st T20I, November 3: Sydney Cricket Ground.
2nd T20I, November 5: Manuka Oval, Canberra.
3rd T20I, November 8: Perth Stadium.
1st Test, November 21-25: The Gabba, Brisbane.
2nd Test, November 29-December 3: Adelaide Oval (D/N).
New Zealand to end Australia's home season
Australia's home season would come to an end in late March, following an intense series against New Zealand.
1st Test, December 12-16: Perth Stadium (D/N).
2nd Test, December 26-30: Melbourne Cricket Ground.
3rd Test, January 3-7: Sydney Cricket Ground.
1st ODI, March 13: Sydney Cricket Ground (D/N).
2nd ODI, March 15: Sydney Cricket Ground.
3rd ODI, March 20: Blundstone Arena, Hobart (D/N).
England, India and Sri Lanka women to tour Down Under
Talking about women's cricket, Australia would be hosting Sri Lanka for three T20Is and ODIs each.
While the T20Is would be played at North Sydney Oval from September 29 to October 2, the ODIs are set to be played at Allan Border Field from October 5-9.
From January 31 to February 12, a T20I tri-series, involving England and India, has been scheduled.
Fulfill obligations to ICC FTP a juggling act
"Scheduling international cricket is challenging in that nine of the ten major cricketing countries have seasons similar to ours, so working with them to find space in the calendar to fulfill our obligations to the ICC FTP is a juggling act," CA's Peter Roach said.
Australia start proceedings against Sri Lanka
Australia start their home campaign with three T20Is against Sri Lanka. The first T20I is in Adelaide on October 27, followed by the second on October 30 in Brisbane, while the final T20I is in Melbourne on November 1.
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