India reported the timetable of the greatly anticipated four- match Border–Gavaskar Trophy that will start from Feburary 23 in Pune. India vs Australia test series to consists of four Tests matches, starting Feburary 23 and will go ahead till March 29.
The first Test is planned to be played in Pune, will start from Feburary 23 and proceed till Feburary 27. Both groups will then go to Bengaluru for the second match which starts on March 4 and proceeds till March 8. A break of one week after two Tests, the groups will head towards Ranchi to play the third match in, beginning March 16. And then the 4th and the last Test match will be played in Dharamshala from March 24.
The last time Australia visited India for a Test series, the hosts white washed them 4-0 in 2013 to win the Border–Gavaskar trophy. Be that as it may, Australia asserted in back when they beat India 2-0 in a four- match Test series in Australia in 2014-15. This series was held soon after the passing of Phil Hughes.
India vs Australia Test series schedule
- 1st Test
February 23-27, Pune
- 2nd Test
March 4-8, Bengaluru
- 3rd Test
March 16-20, Ranchi
- 4th Test
March 24-28, Dharamsala
Prior to the Australia series, India have a tight scheduled with England playing five Test matches in November and Decemeber. After the Christmas break, England will return in January to play a five- matches ODI series.
India is right now playing with New Zealand in a five- match ODI series after winning a three- match Test series with 3-0.
Australia likewise have a stuffed worldwide schedule in 2017 with Chappell–Hadlee ODI series against New Zealand in early Feburary. According to the Cricket Australia site,the Test players are like to head to India after the New Zealand ODI series which will force captain Steve Smith, opener David Warner and pacer Mitchell Starc to miss the three T20Is against Sri Lanka in February.