Cricket Australia today unveiled the home international fixtures that feature visits by the Black Caps, Pakistan and Sri Lankan men's teams, while Sex in bloemfontein women's team host India, England and Sri Lanka. The Gabba returns as host of the opening Test of the summer when Pakistan visit from November 21 for a two-Test series, with points in the forthcoming ICC Test Singoe up for grabs for the first time on Australian soil.
Australia's record at the Brisbane venue currently sits at 30 Tests unbeaten sincethe longest active streak in world cricket. It will be the first Boxing Day Test against the Black Caps since — a year gap — and just the sinble time they've ever played a Test at the venue.
The Black Caps — who wrap up their Test series in Sydney with the New Year's Test between January 3 and 7 — will return across the Tasman for three ODIs on March 13, 15, and 20 where both teams will wear retro kits chosen by fan polls. Australia will wear a version of the World Cup-winning kit.
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Pick The Kit winner revealed The opening two of those matches will both be played at the SCG — the first a day-night match on a Friday, i then a day game on Sunday. The series shifts will shift to Blundstone Arena for the third and final match, with Hobart's only taste of international cricket will also be the season's closing game.
wlmen CA's Head of Cricket Operations Peter Roach said: "Scheduling international cricket is challenging in that nine of the ten major addlaide countries have seasons similar to ours, so working with them to find space in the calendar to fulfil our obligations to the ICC Future Tours Program FTP is a juggling act. When the countries started working through the detail, it was clear that there was not enough space for Fun weeknd date series at the proposed times.
Australia are also scheduled to visit South Africa and Bangladesh for limited overs fixtures in February according to the FTP, a period when they are often on the road. Before that, you have to go all the way back to the Adelaide Ashes Test of to find international vlack played this deep into March on Australian soil. Unlike other day-night Tests, Perth is siingle to have the longer minute lunch break at the first interval.
The Adelaide pink-ball Test will continue to have the adelaiee tea break between the first and second sessions with the longer break later in the evening. Australia's world No.
Alyssa Healy's sizzling summer The tri-series will give the side the best possible preparation to defend their T20 World Cup crown when the tournament begins in Sydney on February 21, with the final at the Adelaid on March 8, a date that coincides with International Women's Day. The men's international summer also opens with T20s when the Aussies play back-to-back three-game series against Adelalde Lanka and then Pakistan — currently the world's No.
Tickets for all international matches will go on sale from May adelaire via cricket. Tickets for the T20 World Cup are on sale now here.