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India vs Australia 2023-24 Test Series Schedule Confirmed
By CricShots - Mar 26, 2024 3:18 pm
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India’s defence of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is slated to kick off on November 22, with the opening Test of the 2023–24 series against Australia scheduled at the Perth Stadium in Perth, according to a release from Cricket Australia on Tuesday. The Adelaide Oval will witness the series’ sole Day-Night Test commencing on December 6, followed by the third Test at The Gabba in Brisbane from December 14.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground is set to host the traditional Boxing Day Test, while the fifth and final match of the five-game series will take place at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The upcoming 2023–24 series marks the first time since 1991–92 that five Test matches will be contested between the two cricketing giants.

India has enjoyed a period of dominance against Australia, clinching consecutive Test series victories on Australian soil in 2018–19 and 2020–21, both by a margin of 2-1. Additionally, India’s successes against Australia at home extend the streak to four consecutive Test series wins against them.

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The full schedule for the India vs Australia 2023–24 Test Series is as follows:

  • 22-26 November: Perth Stadium, Perth
  • 6–10 December: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (D/N)
  • 14-18 December: The Gabba, Brisbane
  • 26–30 December: MCG, Melbourne
  • 3–7 January: SCG, Sydney

 

BCCI secretary Jay Shah emphasized the board’s commitment to upholding the future of Test cricket by extending this year’s series to five Tests. He stated, “The BCCI remains steadfast in its dedication to preserving the rich heritage of Test Cricket, a format we hold in the highest esteem.”

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Cricket Australia chair Mike Baird echoed Shah’s sentiments, highlighting the shared vision between the two boards to enhance the essence of Test cricket. He remarked, “This extension echoes our shared vision to amplify the essence of Test cricket and uphold its legacy.”

The announcement sets the stage for an enthralling contest between the cricketing powerhouses, promising fans worldwide a spectacle filled with intensity and excitement.