After visiting Australia for a long tour and defeating them in Tests and ODI series, India is set to host the Aussies on their home soil. The Australia team will tour India for 2 T20Is and 5 ODI matches starting from February 24, 2019. Although Australia suffered heartbreaking losses against India at their home soil, but two victories in recent Test matches against Sri Lanka would have definitely brought some confidence in players.
Aussie side will look to avenge their defeat against India, with aim to defeat India on Indian soil. However, this will be quite a difficult job for Australians as India’s might on their home soil is a well-known thing to witness. Moreover, Australian star bowler Mitchell Starc will be missing the clashes against India due to injury.
Here are the details of full schedule, dates, venues and time of matches.
India vs Australia 1st T20
24 Feb, 2019
India vs Australia 2nd T20
27 Feb, 2019
India vs Australia 1st ODI
2 Mar, 2019
India vs Australia 2nd ODI
5 Mar, 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI
8 Mar, 2019
India vs Australia 4th ODI
10 Mar, 2019
India vs Australia 5th ODI
13 Mar, 2019
Where to watch India v Australia matches
All the matches will be aired on Star Sports Network. The live streaming will also be available on Hotstar, which is Star Sports’ official online streaming platform. The matches can also be seen on Jio TV and Airtel TV.
Indian team is yet to announce the squad for the T20I and ODI series. On the other hand, Australia has announced their 15-man squad, which will tour India.
Australia squad: Aaron Finch(c), Pat Cummins, Alex Carey, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Turner, Adam Zampa, D’Arcy Short (cover for Marsh).