Indian women to tour Australia for A series in December

first_img Press Trust of India MelbourneMay 17, 2019UPDATED: May 17, 2019 16:24 IST India A will play 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Australia A in Brisbane and Gold Coast respectively (Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSIndia women’s A team will tour Australia in December 2019India will play three ODIs and as many T20 matches on the tourThis is the first time that India will send their A team to AustraliaIndia women’s A team will embark on its maiden tour to Australia in December this year for a limited-overs series, Cricket Australia confirmed Friday.The series is a part of an agreement between CA and BCCI to host annual A series between the two nations.The first such series was held in October last year, when Australia A toured India for an ODI and T20 series.During the tour, India A will play three ODIs and as many T20 matches in Brisbane and Gold Coast respectively starting December 12.The three ODIs between India ‘A’ and Australia ‘A’ will be played in Brisbane on December 12, 14 and 16 while the T20 matches will be hosted by Gold Coast December 19, 21 and 23.”Hosting the first A tour for our female cricketers is another important step in the evolution of the National Talent Pathway,” Australia’s Female High Performance Manager Shawn Flegler said in a statement.”A lot of work has gone into the women’s pathway and we’ve already seen numerous players come through the system and show they are capable to taking the next step to international level.”We now have annual tours for our Australia Under 19 team, the Women’s National Performance Squad is in its third year and now being able to schedule regular Australia A tours, both at home and away is the icing on the cake.Also Read | India sleeping giants of women’s cricket, says Australia coachFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Indian women’s teamFollow Tour of AustraliaFollow India A teamFollow India vs AustraliaFollow a series Indian women to tour Australia for A series in DecemberThe India women’s A team will play three ODIs and as many T20 matches against Australia, for the first time in their history.advertisementlast_img read more