Australia could come back to worldwide activity in August with a three-coordinate ODI arrangement against Zimbabwe penciled into the calendar in the northern pieces of the nation. The arrangement, which like every one of Australia’s installations for the 2020-21 season which have been declared is liable to change reliant on the Covid-19 circumstance, is likewise set to see them play their first worldwide in the northern Queensland city of Townsville.
The initial two matches of the arrangement – which starts on August 9 – are still to have scenes affirmed yet Darwin is the supported area. Be that as it may, with a little more than two months until the arrangement there stays a ton to at present meet up for them to occur.
Townsville recently facilitated ODIs and T20Is somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2016 including Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and Ireland. Outside of the 2015 World Cup, the last time Zimbabwe played in Australia was the 2004 tri-arrangement.
Details of the main part of the Australia season, the visit of India, emerged on Wednesday with four Tests slated for Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney following a one-off Test against Afghanistan in Perth.
Townsville previously hosted ODIs and T20Is between 2014 and 2016 involving Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and Ireland. Outside of the 2015 World Cup, the last time Zimbabwe played in Australia was the 2004 tri-series. Australia’s women’s team is set to begin their season in late September with a visit by New Zealand for T20I and ODI series. They are then due to play India in an ODI series in mid-January that would provide preparation for the World Cup in New Zealand.
The men’s side has two T20I series scheduled against West Indies and India in early October but they are due to act as a warm-up for the T20 World Cup and could yet be moved if that tournament is postponed as expected. The West Indies matches are down for Townsville, Cairns and the Gold Coast.The home international season will conclude with a visit by New Zealand’s men’s team for three ODIs and a T20I. The first ODI will be played on Australia Day, January 26, and the series could clash with the finals series of the Big Bash League and again keep Australia’s leading players away from the competition.