India women’s team will host World Champions Australia for a five-match T20I series in December later this year, as confirmed by Cricket Australia (CA).
The Australian cricket board on Monday announced the schedule for men’s and women’s schedules for the 2022-23 international summer. However, the dates and venues for the series were not mentioned in the release.
India women team to host Australia women team for five T20Is in December
“It is the start of an exciting eight months for the team that also includes a tour to India, home series against Pakistan, the opportunity to play in the Hundred and our own extended domestic season, before the T20 World Cup,” Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said.
India women team to visit Sri Lanka in June
India women’s team, who played in the 2022 World Cup as their last appearance in international cricket, will visit Sri Lanka in June-July to play white-ball series – three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals.
The Indian team will participate in the inaugural edition of the women’s T20I tournament in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. India are paired with Australia, Barbados, and Pakistan in Group A.
The tournament will be held between July 29 and August 8, where eight teams will participate and will be divided into two groups – four teams in each.
After the CWG 2022, India will play three T20 Internationals against England followed by three ODIs, the final game of the tour will be held at the Lord’s on September 24.
There won’t be any Test match between the two teams as England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are planning to host the second edition of Women’s Hundred during that period.
In addition, the Australian men’s team is also scheduled to visit India for three-match T20I series in September.
The schedule for the series is not yet confirmed but it is understood that it will be staged in the second half of the month given that Australia will host New Zealand for three ODIs from September 6 to 11.