India 'A' to Tour Australia For Quadrangular Series

Updated: 01 June 2016 09:12 IST

Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday confirmed India 'A' will join Australia, South Africa 'A' teams and CA's National Performance Squad for a 50-over quadrangular series, which will feature 18 matches across Townsville and Mackay

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India 'A' had toured Australia for a similar quadrangular series in 2014 and emerged as champions, beating the hosts in the final. © BCCI

India have been revealed as the second international team, who will tour Australia, for the upcoming 'A' series in Queensland, to be played during August and September.

Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday confirmed India 'A' will join Australia, South Africa 'A' teams and CA's National Performance Squad for a 50-over quadrangular series, which will feature 18 matches across Townsville and Mackay.

India A will compete in the One-Day Quad Series throughout August in Townsville and Mackay, followed by two 4-day matches against Australia A during early September in Brisbane.

CA Executive General Manager - Team Performance Pat Howard said India 'A' would add another competitive edge to the series.

"This is an important series for developing and growing the depth of talent in our pathways. Players in the Australia 'A' and National Performance Squad have been identified as having the potential to play for their country and the national selectors will be watching this series with interest.

"India and South Africa are strong competitors with wide-ranging skills to challenge our players and build their experience against high-quality opposition," Howard said.

Fixtures:

One-day Series

13 August, South Africa A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
14 August, Australia A v India A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
16 August, Australia A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
17 August, South Africa A v India A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
20 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
21 August, India A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
24 August, NPS v Australia A, Harrup Park, Mackay
25 August, South Africa A v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay
27 August, NPS v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay
28 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Harrup Park, Mackay
30 August, Australia A v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay
31 August, South Africa A v NPS, Harrup Park, Mackay
3 September; Final 3 v 4, Harrup Park, Mackay
4 September, Final 1 v 2, Harrup Park, Mackay

Four-day matches

8-11 September, Australia A v India A, Allan Border Field, Brisbane
15-18 September, Australia A v India A, Allan Border Field, Brisbane

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Highlights
  • India 'A' will tour Australia for quadrangular series in in August
  • India 'A' will join Australia, South Africa 'A' teams and CA's NPS
  • India 'A' will then meet Australia 'A' in two unofficial Tests in Sept
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