Mumbai, April 11 IANS | 8 months ago

The India A cricket team will tour Australia in July-August to play two four-day games followed by a limited overs quadrangular series.

"The team will play two four-day games against Australia A and participate in a limited-overs quadrangular series featuring South Africa A, Australia A and Cricket Australia's (CA) National Performance Squad," said Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel.

"This tour is a part of the exchange programme that has been initiated by BCCI along with CA and Cricket South Africa (CSA) to provide increased exposure to our upcoming players and an opportunity to familiarise and compete in overseas conditions."

The two four-day matches will be played July 6-9 and 13-16 at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane while the quadrangular series will be played from July 20 to Aug 2 in the Northern Territory.

(Posted on 11-04-2014)

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