Australia Cricket Team is all set to host four national teams this summer as South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to tour Australia for respective cricket series. Cricket Australia confirmed national team’s schedule for 2016-17 season with concerns over day-night test against South Africa in Adelaide Oval.
South Africa to play Commonwealth Bank Test series against Australia in November beginning from 3rd. WACA ground in Perth to host first test match between Australia and South Africa from 3 to 7 November. Series will end on 28 November when third test match will conclude at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
After this, New Zealand will come Australia to play three One Day International matches series in December. Kiwis to tour Australia from 4 to 9 December 2016 for 3 ODIs to be hosted in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.
Pakistan cricket team to tour Australia for three tests and five ODI matches. Pakistan tour of Australia 2016-17 to begin on 15th December when both sides to play first test at Gabba in Brisbane. First test match will be a day-night game and played under lights with pink ball.
Test series to end on 7th January with final test to be played in Sydney Cricket Ground. Australia vs Pakistan 2017 ODI series is scheduled to begin on 13 January and will end on 26 Jan.
The last series of summer will be Australia vs Sri Lanka and it will be twenty20 international matches series. Sri Lanka to tour Australia in February 2017 to play three T20Is from 17 to 22 February.
Australia Cricket Schedule 2016-17
Commonwealth Bank Test Series – Australia vs South Africa
|3-7 November 2016||1st Test||Australia vs South Africa||WACA Ground, Perth|
|12-16 November 2016||2nd Test||Australia vs South Africa||Blundstone Arena, Hobart|
|24-28 November 2016||3rd Test||Australia vs South Africa||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
Victoria Bitter One Day International Series – Australia vs New Zealand
|4 December 2016||1st ODI||Australia vs New Zealand||SCG, Sydney|
|6 December 2016||2nd ODI||Australia vs New Zealand||Manuka Oval, Canberra|
|9 December 2016||3rd ODI||Australia vs New Zealand||MCG, Melbourne|
Commonwealth Bank Test Series – Australia vs Pakistan
|15-19 December 2016||1st Test||Australia vs Pakistan||Gabba, Brisbane|
|26-30 December 2016||2nd Test||Australia vs Pakistan||MCG, Melbourne|
|3-7 January 2017||3rd Test||Australia vs Pakistan||SCG, Melbourne|
Victoria Bitter One Day International Series – Australia vs Pakistan
|13 January 2017||1st ODI||Australia vs Pakistan||Gabba, Brisbane|
|15 January 2017||2nd ODI||Australia vs Pakistan||MCG, Melbourne|
|19 January 2017||3rd ODI||Australia vs Pakistan||WACA, Perth|
|22 January 2017||4th ODI||Australia vs Pakistan||SCG, Sydney|
|26 January 2017||5th ODI||Australia vs Pakistan||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
KFC T20 International Series – Australia vs Sri Lanka
|17 February 2017||1st T20I||Australia vs Sri Lanka||TBC|
|19 February 2017||2nd T20I||Australia vs Sri Lanka||TBC|
|22 February 2017||3rd T20I||Australia vs Sri Lanka||TBC|