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Australian Cricket Fixtures

Pat Cummins celebrates a wicket. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Australia have a huge amount of cricket to be played in the coming 12 months, with a home summer against India, Sri Lanka and South Africa, before the Cricket World Cup and Ashes tour of England become the headline acts.

Australia’s current commitment though is in the form of a tour to the United Arab Emirates where they are playing Pakistan in two Tests and three T20 matches. This series started on October 7 with the Test matches, while the third T20 will be played on October 29.

The summer will start with South Africa playing three ODIs and a T20, before India tour for three T20s, four Tests and three ODIs, with those matches running from November 21 to January 18.

Following that, the home summer of cricket will run even longer than usual, with Sri Lanka touring for two Tests. The second of these matches will see Manuka Oval in Canberra makes its debut as a Test venue.

All games will be broadcast by Fox Sports, however, Test matches will also be broadcast by the Seven network.

Australian fans wanting to watch the tour will more than likely be able to do so via Fox Sports with either a valid Foxtel TV or Foxtel Now subscription.

All times shown below are in AEDT unless specified otherwise.

South Africa limited overs tour of Australia

Fixture Venue Date Time Broadcast/Result
Australia vs South Africa first ODI Perth Stadium November 4 2:20pm South Africa by six wickets
Australia vs South Africa second ODI Adelaide Oval November 9 2:20pm Fox Sports
Australia vs South Africa third ODI Blundstone Arena November 11 1:50pm Fox Sports
Australia vs South Africa only T20 Metricon Stadium November 17 6:20pm Fox Sports
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India tour of Australia

Fixture Venue Date Time Broadcast
Australia vs India First T20 The Gabba November 21 5:50pm Fox Sports
Australia vs India Second T20 MCG November 23 6:50pm Fox Sports
Australia vs India Third T20 SCG November 25 6:50pm Fox Sports
Australia vs India First Test Adelaide Oval December 6 11am Seven, Fox Sports
Australia vs India Second Test Perth Stadium December 14 12:20pm Seven, Fox Sports
Australia vs India Third Test MCG December 26 10:30am Seven, Fox Sports
Australia vs India Fourth Test SCG January 3 10:30am Seven, Fox Sports
Australia vs India First ODI SCG January 12 1:20pm Fox Sports
Australia vs India Second ODI Adelaide Oval January 15 2:20pm Fox Sports
Australia vs India Third ODI MCG January 18 1:20pm Fox Sports

Sri Lanka tour of Australia

Fixture Venue Date Time Broadcast
Australia vs Sri Lanka First Test The Gabba January 24 1pm AEST Seven, Fox Sports
Australia vs Sri Lanka First Test Manuka Oval February 1 10:30am AEST Seven, Fox Sports

Following the 2018-19 summer, preparations will ramp up for the 2019 Cricket World Cup and Ashes series with another limited overs tour of India and five ODIs against Pakistan.

Australia tour of India

Fixture Venue Date Time Broadcast
India vs Australia first ODI Mohali Sun Feb 24 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia second ODI Hyderabad Wed Feb 27 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia third ODI Nagpur Sat Mar 2 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia fourth ODI Delhi Tue Mar 5 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia fifth ODI Ranchi Fri Mar 8 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia first T20 Bengalaru Sun Mar 10 TBC Fox Sports
India vs Australia second T20 Visakhapatnam Wed Mar 13 TBC Fox Sports

The World Cup will be played from May 20 to June 15, 2019 in England with the Ashes to follow it directly.

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2019 Cricket World Cup fixtures (Australia)

Fixture Venue Date Time Broadcast
Australia vs Afghanistan County Ground, Bristol Sat Jun 1 10:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs West Indies Trent Bridge, Nottingham Thu Jun 6 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs India The Oval, London Sun Jun 9 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs Pakistan County Ground, Taunton Wed Jun 12 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs Sri Lanka The Oval, London Sat Jun 15 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs Bangladesh Trent Bridge, Nottingham Thu Jun 20 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs England Lord’s, London Tue Jan 25 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs New Zealand Lord’s, London Sat Jun 29 10:30 PM Nine, Fox
Australia vs South Africa Old Trafford, Manchester Sat Jul 6 10:30 PM Nine, Fox
Semi-final 1 Old Trafford, Manchester Tue Jul 9 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Semi-final 2 Edgbaston, Birmingham Thu Jul 11 7:30 PM Nine, Fox
Final Lord’s, London Sun Jul 14 7:30 PM Nine, Fox

2019 Ashes

Fixture Venue Date Time (AEST) Broadcast
England vs Australia
First Test
Edgbaston August 1 TBC Nine, Fox Sports
England vs Australia
Second Test
Lord’s August 14 TBC Nine, Fox Sports
England vs Australia
Third Test
Headingley August 22 TBC Nine, Fox Sports
England vs Australia
Fourth Test
Old Trafford September 4 TBC Nine, Fox Sports
England vs Australia
Fifth Test
The Oval September 12 TBC Nine, Fox Sports

Australia’s Future Tours Programme

While exact dates are yet to be confirmed, Australia’s full list of international series until 2023 have been outlined in the ICC’ Future Tours Programme.

Date Opponent Home/Away Fixtures
October 2019 Bangladesh Away 3 T20Is
October 2019 Sri Lanka Home 3 T20Is
Nov-Dec 2019 Pakistan Home 2 Tests*, 3 T20Is
Dec 2019-Jan 2020 New Zealand Home 3 Tests*, 3 ODIs
January 2020 India Away 3 ODIs
February 2020 Bangladesh Away 2 Tests*
Feb-Mar 2020 South Africa Away 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
Mar 2020 New Zealand Away 3 T20Is
June 2020 Zimbabwe Home 3 ODIs
July 2020 England Away 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
October 2020 West Indies Home 3 T20Is
October 2020 India Home 3 T20Is
Oct-Nov 2020 ICC World T20
November 2020 Afghanistan Home 1 Test
Nov 2020-Jan 2021 India Home 4 Tests*, 3 ODIs
January 2021 New Zealand Home 3 ODIs
Feb-Mar 2021 South Africa Away 3 Tests*
March 2021 New Zealand Away 3 T20Is
June 2021 World Test Championship final at Lord’s
Jun-Jul 2021 West Indies Away 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
October 2021 Sri Lanka Home 3 T20Is
Oct-Nov 2021 ICC World T20
Nov 2021-Jan 2022 England Home 5 Tests
Jan-Feb 2022 South Africa Home 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
Feb-Mar 2022 Pakistan Away 2 Tests, 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
March 2022 Afghanistan Away 3 ODIs
Jun-Jul 2022 Sri Lanka Away 2 Tests, 5 ODIs
September 2022 Afghanistan Away 1 Tests
Oct-Nov 2022 India Away 4 Tests, 3 T20Is
November 2022 England Home 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is
Nov-Dec 2022 West Indies Home 2 Tests
Dec 2022-Jan 2023 South Africa Home 3 Tests, 3 ODIs
Jan-Feb 2023 India Away 3 ODIs
Feb-Mar 2023 ICC World Cup

*Denotes series is part of the ICC World Test Championship

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When further information is made available for the other upcoming matches, it will be updated on this page.