Here is the Complete Schedule of Australia’s Tour of India in October – November 2008 for the Border – Gavaskar Trophy.
Australia under the captaincy of Ricky Ponting will take on India under the captaincy of Anil Kumble in a 4 Match Test Series to be played for the penultimate prize – The Border Gavaskar Trophy
The India vs Australia Test Series “Border Gavaskar Trophy” will begin on 9th October 2008 with the 1st Test to be played at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
All the Test Matches will be telecasted live in India by Neo Sports on Neo Cricket Channel.
The Squads for the India vs Australia Border Gavaskar Trophy 2008-09
Ricky Ponting (captain), Michael Clarke (vice-captain), Doug Bollinger, Stuart Clark, Brad Haddin, Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey, Phil Jaques, Mitchell Johnson, Simon Katich, Jason Krejza, Brett Lee, Bryce McGain, Peter Siddle, Shane Watson.
Note – Cameron White will replace Bryce McGain as McGain was declared as injured during the Opening Tour Games
Anil Kumble (capt), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Munaf Patel, RP Singh, S Badrinath, Amit Mishra
Australia’s Tour of India -The Border Gavaskar Trophy 2008/09 Full Schedule
Sat 27 – Sun 28
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT RCA Centre of Excellence v Australians
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Thu 2 – Sun 5
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT Indian Board President’s XI v Australians
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Thu 9 – Mon 13
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 1st Test – India v Australia
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Fri 17 – Tue 21
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 2nd Test – India v Australia
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Wed 29 – Sun 2
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 3rd Test – India v Australia
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Thu 6 – Mon 10
09:30 local, 04:00 GMT 4th Test – India v Australia
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur