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  Sports   20 Jul 2020  Australia tour of England to begin on September 4: Report

Australia tour of England to begin on September 4: Report

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Jul 20, 2020, 12:42 pm IST
Updated Jul 20, 2020, 12:42 pm IST
Australia's "bio-secure" tour of England comprising three T20s and as many ODIs will begin on September 4.
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Melbourne: Australia's "bio-secure" tour of England comprising three T20s and as many ODIs will begin on September 4.

According to the daily newspaper, the tour will start with the T20s to be played on September 4, 6 and 8, followed by the ODIs on September 10, 12 and 15.

Australian Cricket TeamAustralian cricket teamAs per the report, the Australian team will fly in a private jet to the UK and all the six matches are expected to be played in Southampton and Old Trafford in Manchester.

Both Southampton and Manchester have hotels attached to the venues to house two sides, match officials and broadcasters.

England skittle Australia for 205England cricket teamThese two grounds are currently playing host to the England-West Indies series, which has marked resumption of international cricket, and will also be the venues for the subsequent series against Pakistan.

The Australian selectors named a 26-man preliminary list of players last week, from which the final squad for the tour will be picked.

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