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India team for tour of Australia to be picked on Saturday

December 17, 2015 13:15 IST

India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri during a training session

IMAGE: India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri during a training session. Photograph: PTI

The selection committee of the Cricket Board (BCCI) will meet in New Delhi on Saturday to pick the Indian team for the upcoming limited-overs tour of Australia, starting January 12.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee of the BCCI will meet on Saturday at 5:00 PM, 19th December, 2015 at the Hotel ITC Maurya, Delhi, to select the Indian team for the forthcoming tour of Australia," a BCCI release said. 

India's short three-week tour of Australia will have five ODIs and three T20 Internationals starting on January 12 and ending on January 31. 

During the tour, India will play matches at all major venues like MCG, SCG, WACA, Adelaide Oval and Gabba in Brisbane.

Schedule

ODI series:

January 12 – India vs Australia, WACA Ground, Perth
January 15 – India vs Australia, Gabba, Brisbane
January 17 – India vs Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground
January 20 – India vs Australia, Manuka Oval, Canberra
January 23 – India vs Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground

T20 Internationals:

January 26 – India vs Australia, Adelaide Oval
January 29 – India vs Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground
January 31 – India vs Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground

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