New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the schedule for Indian women’s team’s upcoming fixtures. According to a BCCI release, the Australian women’s team will travel to India in March 2018 to take part in three ODIs against Indian women’s cricket team as part of the ICC Women’s Championship (2017-2020).

Ahead of the ODI series, Australia Women will play two one-day warm-up matches against India A in Mumbai on March 06 and 08.

Following the completion of the ODI series, a T20I Tri-Series featuring India Women, Australia Women and England Women will be held at the Brabourne Stadium (CCI) in Mumbai from March 22 onwards.

The complete schedule is as below.

Australia Women’s Tour of India, 2018

S. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

6-Mar

Warm-up match against India A

Mumbai

2

8-Mar

Warm-up match against India A

Mumbai

3

12-Mar

1st ODI

Baroda

4

15-Mar

2nd ODI

Baroda

5

18-Mar

3rd ODI

Baroda

 

T20I Women’s Tri-Series, 2018 (India, Australia & England)

S. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

22-Mar

India v Australia

Mumbai

2

24-Mar

Australia v England

Mumbai

3

26-Mar

India v England

Mumbai

4

28-Mar

India v Australia

Mumbai

5

30-Mar

Australia v England

Mumbai

6

1-Apr

India v England

Mumbai

7

3-Apr

Final

Mumbai

Interestingly, after the final of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 against England at Lord’s, Indian women’s team has been out of action. The Mithali Raj-led side finished as runner-up in June this year.

Meanwhile, India’s Ekta Bisht was the only cricketer to feature in both ICC’s ODI and T20I teams of the year. The left-arm spinner from Uttarakhand is ranked 14th in ODIs and 12th in T20Is and took 34 ODIs in 19 matches and 11 wickets in seven T20Is in the period under consideration.

Apart from her, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur were named in ODI and T20I teams of the year respectively,