BCCI announces venues for upcoming home Test, ODI matches

Virat Kohli Test 26Mumbai: The BCCI have announced the venues for all Test matches for the upcoming home season for Team India. Rajkot, Vizag, Pune, Dharamsala, Ranchi and Indore will host Test matches for the first time in the forthcoming season where India will be playing 13 Test matches, eight One day Internationals, and three T20 Internationals.

New Zealand’s tour of India

New Zealand will play three Test matches - including a possible first day-night match in India - and five one-day internationals.

The three Test match series against New Zealand will be played at Indore, Kanpur and Kolkata. Dharamsala, Delhi, Mohali, Ranchi and Vizag will host the five ODIs against New Zealand.

England’s tour of India

The New Zealand series will be followed by five Test Matches, three ODIs and three T20Is against England. The five Tests against England will be played at Mohali, Rajkot, Mumbai, Vizag and Chennai. Pune, Cuttack and Kolkata will be the venues for the three ODIs. Bengaluru, Nagpur and Kanpur will hold the three T20Is.

Australia’s tour of India

Australia will visit India in February-March 2017 to play four Test matches. The four Tests will be hosted by Bengaluru, Dharamsala, Ranchi and Pune.

Australia holds the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after a 2-0 win in the four-Test series at home in 2014-15

Bangladesh will also play a one-off Test match which will be played at Hyderabad.