The BCCI on Friday confirmed that the Indian women will play five T20Is against Australia from December 9 onwards, and the fixtures will take place at DY Patil Stadium and Brabourne Stadium. The series, which was announced in May, did not have fixed dates and venues until the announcement.
Maharashtra’s DY Patil Stadium and Brabourne Stadium will host the five-match T20I series between India women and Australia women, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) announced the news on Friday. The first two T20Is will be played at Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium, on December 9 and 11 respectively, while the remaining three games will take place at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium, on December 14, 17, and 20.
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the schedule for the upcoming senior women’s Australia tour of India. India is set to play 5 T20Is in the month of December in Mumbai,” said BCCI Secretary Jay Shah in a statement issued by the country’s governing cricket body.
Australia’s tour of India was initially announced in May this year, but the confirmed dates and venues were due. The match timings, however, are yet to be disclosed.
India and Australia last met at the final of the inaugural Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in August this year. In that contest, Australia beat the Harmanpreet Kaur-led side in the final to win the gold medal.