India once again hosting the team of Australia, from September to October. There are 5 ODI and 3 T20 matches that will be played during the series. Australia got a great batting record in India they are well aware of the India pitches. The first ODI match will be held in (Chennai) at MA Chidambaram Stadium on 17th September. After losing champions trophy this year India made number of changes to their squad and coach.
Anil Kumble resign after losing the final of Champions Trophy and Ravi Shastri becomes the new head coach of the team India. India won all of their test matches and ODI matches during the Sri Lanka tour. Australia is different side they can give a strong reply with their batting, bowling and fielding performance. Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharama all three made great runs during tour to Sri Lanka. Kohli proved him self a better captain for the India team for the future series.
|1st ODI||17 September||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||Chennai|
|2nd ODI||21 September||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||Kolkata|
|3rd ODI||24 September||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||TBC|
|4th ODI||28 September||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||Bengaluru|
|5th ODI||1 October||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||TBC|
|1st T20||7 October||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||TBC|
|2nd T20||10 October||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||TBC|
|3rd T20||13 October||08:00 AM GMT / 01:30 PM Local||TBC|
Steve Smith has allot work to do with his captain skills after poor performance in Bangladesh series. India is one of the best teams in short format cricket due to their batting power line-up. Darren Lehmann who got a good experienced Australian side for the tour is well aware how the Indian pitches react for bowlers and batsman.