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Jan 6, 2015

India, Australia and England will take each other on in a Tri nation series in Australia. Just before the ICC World Cup 2015 this series will provide a golden opportunity for the teams, specially England and India to acclimatise with the conditions of Downunder and find out the best possible combination for the mega event.

The Tri-series will start on January 16, at Sydney when host Australia will take on England. India will start their campaign on January 18 at Melbourne against Australia. The final will be played at Perth on February 1.

Here is the complete schedule of the Tri-Series:

Match Date Time Venue
Australia vs England (D/N) Jan 16, 2015 14:20 local 08:50 IST Sydney (SCG)
Australia vs India (D/N) Jan 18, 2015 14:20 local 08:50 IST Melbourne (MCG)
India vs England (D/N) Jan 20, 2015 13:20 local 08:50 IST Brisbane (Gabba)
Australia vs England (D/N) Jan 23, 2015 14:20 local 08:50 IST Hobart ( Bellerive Oval )
Australia vs India (D/N) Jan 26, 2015 14:20 local 08:50 IST Sydney (SCG)
India vs England Jan 30, 2015 11:20 local 08:50 IST Perth (WACA)
Final TBA vs TBA Feb 1, 2015 11:20 local 08:50 IST Perth (WACA)

Indian Squad:

MS Dhoni (C&WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohit Sharma.

England Squad:

Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Joe Root, James Taylor, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes

Australian Squad

George Bailey (c), Aaron Finch, David Warner, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Brad Haddin (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Xavier Doherty, Gurinder Sandhu, Kane Richardson, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner