14 Aug 2020, 01:46 pm By Bhawna Rawat
Australia to tour England for white ball series in September prior to IPL: confirms ECB

England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed that England will host Australia for three T20Is and as many ODIs in September, prior to IPL. 

The T20’s will take place in Southampton starting from 4 September, before the ODIs at Old Trafford, from 11 September. The three ODIs will be a part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League. 

Australia will arrive in England on 24 August, before transferring to the Rose Bowl on 27 August after the conclusion of England’s third Test against Pakistan. 

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As per the schedule before the pandemic, Australia were supposed to tour in July. These non-attendees' game in a bio-secure environment will bring to a close England's international home summer, which has seen West Indies, Ireland and Pakistan visiting.  

Glenn Maxwell, who hasn’t played any international match this year, is back in the squad. Australia have named the uncapped trio of Riley Meredith, Daniel Sams & Josh Philippe in a 21-member touring squad for their limited-overs series in England. 

Fixtures: 

1st T20I: 4 September, Friday, Southampton 
2nd T20I: 6 September, Sunday, Southampton 
3rd T20I: 8 September, Tuesday, Southampton 

1st ODI: 11 September, Friday, Manchester 
2nd ODI: 13 September, Sunday, 
3rd ODI: 16 September, Wednesday 

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