India hosts Australia for World Cup prep

India preps up for the World Cup with a limited-overs home series against Australia, starting February 24 to March 13.

India hosts Australia in a limited-overs home series of 2 T20Is and 5 ODIs.   -  B. Jothi Ramalingam

India gets ready for the World Cup with a limited-overs home series against Australia, starting February 24 to March 13 - comprising of two Twenty20 Internationals and five One-day Internationals.

Both teams start with the T20Is, scheduled to be played on Feb 24 and Feb 27 at Bengaluru and Visakhapatnam respectively. On March 2, the first of the five-match ODI series will be played at Hyderabad, followed by Nagpur (Mar 5), Ranchi (Mar 8), Mohali (Mar 10) and Delhi (Mar 13).

Both T20Is will starting at 7pm, and the five ODIs are day-night matches, starting at 1:30 pm.

After finishing the three-match ODI series in Australia, the Indian team travels to New Zealand later this month for a limited-overs series, comprising five one-dayers and three T20Is.

The limited-overs tour of India will be Australia's last international fixture before the World Cup begins on May 30 in England.

However, after the series, India takes on Zimbabwe at home - followed by the IPL and then the World Cup.

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