When India played its first pink ball test match against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens Kolkata. It was like a festive moment for all the cricket fans and also that test match generated huge animosity among fans.
Recently India agreed to play a Pink ball test against Australia that will be the second match of the series. India is all set to start its test series against Australia starting from December 3, 2020, onwards where the first test match will take place in Brisbane.
It will be followed by a second test match that will be a pink ball test which will take place in Adelaide Oval on 11th December and it will be succeeded by the third test match at Melbourne which has been termed as Boxing Day test match which will begin on December 26th, 2020.
The last match of the series will be played post-New Year in Sydney and that will be on January 3rd. However, all these dates are tentative as keeping in mind the pandemic which has already caused huge problems to the entire mankind.
India has recently surpassed more than 1,50,000 cases which is very strange to see and with the way people are getting affected by this pandemic, there is a lot of stuff that medical authorities need to ponder about.
According to SMH, “CA will on Friday announce the international schedule for 2020-21 season, which will feature as many as five international men’s sides, though this will be subject to change due to global health crisis”.
India’s tour of Australia tentative tour 2020-21
- 1st Test vs India (Gabba, Brisbane)
- 2nd Test (Day-night) vs India (Adelaide Oval)
- 3rd Test (Boxing day) vs India (Melbourne Cricket Ground)
- 4th Test vs India ( Sydney Cricket Ground)
Also the other news channel The 7.news.com.au reported till the time when India will come to Australia to play the test series things will be in good shape as the cases are decreasing in Australia day by day. They talked about this in detail “ With Australia coronavirus situation easing, the series looks certain and promising and there will be no need of quarantine hub in December”.