India A confirmed to join ‘A’ series

Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) have confirmed India A will join the upcoming ‘A’ Series in Queensland, to be played during August and September.

India A joins Australia A, South Africa A and CA’s National Performance Squad for the Quadrangular Series which includes 18 matches comprising 30 days of cricket across Mackay, Brisbane and Townsville, followed by two 4-day matches against Australia A during early September in Brisbane.

Cricket Australia Executive General Manager for Team Performance Pat Howard said India A would add another competitive edge to the series.

In a statement released to the press Howard said: "This is an important series for developing and growing the depth of talent in our pathways. Players in the Australia A and National Performance Squad have been identified as having the potential to play for their country and the national selectors will be watching this series with interest. India and South Africa are strong competitors with wide-ranging skills to challenge our players and build their experience against high-quality opposition."

Quadrangular A Series

Four Day Matches – Australia A v South Africa A

30 July – 2 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Allan Border Field, Brisbane

6 – 9 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

One Day Series

13 August, South Africa A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

14 August, Australia A v India A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

16 August, Australia A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

17 August, South Africa A v India A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

20 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

21 August, India A v NPS, Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville

24 August, NPS v Australia A, Harrup Park, Mackay

25 August, South Africa A v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay

27 August, NPS v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay

28 August, Australia A v South Africa A, Harrup Park, Mackay

30 August, Australia A v India A, Harrup Park, Mackay

31 August, South Africa A v NPS, Harrup Park, Mackay

3 September; Final 3 v 4, Harrup Park, Mackay

4 September, Final 1 v 2, Harrup Park, Mackay

Four Day Matches – Australia A v India A

8-11 September, Australia A v India A, Allan Border Field, Brisbane

15-18 September, Australia A v India A, Allan Border Field, Brisbane

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