Australian Cricket Fixtures

Starc celebrates a wicketThe Australian cricket team has an incredibly busy summer schedule in 2016-17, with matches against South Africa, Pakistan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka immediately followed by a tour to India. Here are all the details of the Australian cricket fixtures.

The Australian cricket team has endured a difficult run of form in the second half of 2016, losing a Test series in Sri Lanka, being whitewashed in their ODI tour of South Africa, and then losing their Test series against the Proteas 2-1 on home soil.

However, the final match of that series has offered some optimism for Aussie cricket fans, with a host of debutants helping the side to a seven-wicket win.

There’s no slowing down in the Australian cricket team’s hectic summer schedule, with the three-match Chappell-Hadlee ODI series against New Zealand immediately followed by Pakistan’s three-Test, five-ODI tour.

That tour will feature the second day-night Test of the summer at the Gabba, starting on December 15.

Australia then travel to New Zealand, returning the favour with a three-ODI series across the Tasman, before Sri Lanka then visit for three Twenty20 matches.

That series, however, is set to feature a severely weakened Australian side, with the daunting four-Test tour of India starting the next day on February 23.

All times listed below are in AEDT.

Australia’s Chappell-Hadlee Trophy One Day series vs New Zealand

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
Australia vs New Zealand SCG, Sydney December 4 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs New Zealand Manuka Oval, Canberra December 6 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs New Zealand MCG, Melbourne December 9 2:20 PM Channel Nine

Australia’s Test series vs Pakistan

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
Australia vs Pakistan Gabba, Brisbane December 15-19 2:00 PM – D/N** Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan MCG, Melbourne December 26-30 10:30 AM Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan SCG, Sydney January 3-7 10:30 AM Channel Nine

** Day/Night test match

Australia’s ODI series vs Pakistan

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
Australia vs Pakistan Gabba, Brisbane January 13 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan MCG, Melbourne January 15 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan WACA, Perth January 19 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan SCG, Sydney January 22 2:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Pakistan Adelaide Oval, Adelaide January 26 2:20 PM Channel Nine

Australia’s ODI tour vs New Zealand

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
Australia vs New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland January 30 9:00 AM Fox Sports
Australia vs New Zealand McLean Park, Napier Febuary 2 12:00 PM Fox Sports
Australia vs New Zealand Seddon Park, Hamilton Febuary 5 9:00 AM Fox Sports

Australia’s T20 series vs Sri Lanka

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
Australia vs Sri Lanka MCG Febuary 17 7:40 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Sri Lanka Kardinia Park, Geelong Febuary 19 7:20 PM Channel Nine
Australia vs Sri Lanka Adelaide Oval Febuary 22 7:50 PM Channel Nine

Australia’s tour of India

Fixture Venue Dates Time Broadcast
India vs Australia Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium February 23-27 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia Bangalore March 4-8 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia JSCA International Stadium March 16-20 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium March 25-29 TBC Fox Sports

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