New Delhi: Pune, Ranchi and Dharamsala will be hosting Test matches for the first time as the BCCI on Friday announced venues for India’s four-match series against Australia beginning February 23.
The teams will open their campaign in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with the first Test in Pune from February 23 to 27. The series will then move to Bengaluru, which will host the second game from March 4-8.
The last two matches will be played in the two new Test centres Ranchi and Dharamsala from March 16-20 and March 25-29 respectively. Australia were whitewashed 4-0 by India in their last tour of the country.