Virat Kohli scored a half-century in the first practice game © Getty Images
Virat Kohli scored a half-century in the first practice game © Getty Images

Dec 1, 2014

The first Test between India and Australia has been shifted to Adelaide, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Monday. The Test was earlier scheduled  to be held at Brisbane from December 4 but in the wake of Phillip Hughes’ demise the Test was postponed. India will play a two-day practice game on 4th and 5th December at Adelaide.
Earlier, India’s India’s two day practice game was cancelled after Hughes’ death. Many Australia players have said that they are not in a state to play the game following their teammate’s death. Hughes’ funeral would be held in Macksville, New South Wales on December 3

Occasions when matches were shifted from Brisbane:

Season Opposition Ground
2005-06 ICC World XI SCG
2004 Sri Lanka Darwin
2003-04 Zimbabwe WACA
2003 Bangladesh Darwin
1993-94 New Zealand WACA
1989-90 New Zealand WACA