India tour of Australia to start with day-night Test in Adelaide

India will play its maiden day-night Test overseas, against Australia in Adelaide from December 17. Last year, it beat Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Tim Paine and Virat Kohli at the toss during India's last tour Down Under in 2018.   -  FILE PHOTO/ GETTY IMAGES

The four-Test series between Australia and India later this year will start with a day-night Test in Adelaide.

According a report in ESPN Cricinfo, the two-month long tour will begin with the ODIs; three in Brisbane, followed by three T20Is in Adelaide.

India will play its maiden day-night Test overseas. So far, it has played only one pink ball Test, against Bangladesh, at home in 2019.

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Test schedule

First test: Adelaide (day-night) December 17-21

Second Test: Melbourne (Boxing Day) December 26-30

Third Test: Sydney (January 7-11)

Fourth Test: Brisbane (January 15-19)

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