India will play a series of four games against Australia starting on December 6. © AFP
Cricket Australia has made it clear that they are open to more matches of the tour against India, as requested by Indian coach Ravi Shastri. According to media reports, Shastri had demanded more preparation matches against Australia before the four-match test series that began on December 6. Responding to the same, a CA spokesperson said they are willing to explore options, but are still waiting for an official notification from the Cricket Control Board in India (BCCI).
"We are happy to discuss options with the BCCI, but we have not received any formal notification to increase the number of games on the tour before its series begins in Australia," cricket.com.au quoted the CA spokesperson as saying. aforementioned.
India is scheduled to tour Australia for three T20 international matches, four Test matches and three ODI matches from November 21 to January 18.