Biggest Cricket Weekend : 6 Test playing nations ready to roll in action packed weekend

Biggest Cricket Weekend: Cricket lovers around the globe are in for a big treat as there are several high profile international series/tours that are going to commence this weekend. India tour of Australia, West Indies tour of New Zealand and England tour of South Africa, are all set to begin on the same date – November 27 and will be played over the course of the next couple of months as cricket is gradually getting back to normal.

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Without any doubt it is Cricket Diwali for the cricket fans all around the globe. Not only this the maiden season of Sri Lanka’s T20 league – Lanka Premier League, is also scheduled to kick off on November 26.

Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming international fixtures and Lanka Premier League 2020:

India tour of Australia

The India vs Australia 2020 series is one of the most anticipated cricketing events of the years and the tour ‘Down Under’ will commence with a three-match ODI series starting on Friday, November 27, followed by as many T20Is and four Tests.

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Limited-over series schedule

The 3 ODIs will be played on November 27 (Sydney Cricket Ground) at 9:10 AM IST, 29 (Sydney Cricket Ground) at 9:10 AM IST and December 2 (Manuka Oval, Canberra) 9:10 AM IST, followed by the T20Is on December 4 (Manuka Oval, Canberra) at 1:40 PM IST, 6 (Sydney Cricket Ground) at 1:40 PM IST and 8 (Sydney Cricket Ground) at 1:40 PM IST.

Test Series Schedule

The first Test is set to be played under lights from December 17 to 21 at the Adelaide Oval at 9:30 AM IST. The second is the Boxing Day Test which will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from December 26 to 30 at 5:00 AM IST. The third Test will be at the Sydney Cricket Ground from January 7 to 11 at 5:00 AM IST and the final Test at the Gabba from January 15 to 19 5:30 AM IST.

India tour of Australia Live Broadcast: The much-awaited India vs Australia series will be broadcasted Live by Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) in four different languages. It will be broadcasted LIVE on SONY TEN 1 channels in English, SONY TEN 3 channels in Hindi and SONY SIX channels with English, Tamil and Telugu commentary.

India tour of Australia Live Streaming: Cricket fans can enjoy the uninterrupted Live Streaming of the India vs Australia series on SonyLiv.com or SonyLiv app.

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England tour of South Africa

South Africa are also set to square off with England at home in a couple of limited-overs series. They will start with a three-match T20I series on Friday, November 27 followed by a three-match ODI series.

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T20 Series Schedule

The 3 T20Is will be played on November 27 (Newlands, Cape Town) at 9:30 PM IST, 29 (Boland Park, Paarl) at 6 PM IST and December 1 (Newlands, Cape Town) at 9:30 PM IST.

ODI Series Schedule

The South Africa vs England 2020 ODIs will be played in Cape Town (December 4, 9) at 4:30 PM IST and Paarl (December 6) at 1:30 PM IST.

England tour of South Africa Live Broadcast:

  • India: Sony Six, Sony ESPN
  • UK: Sky Sports Cricket
  • South Africa: SuperSport
  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • Pakistan: Ten Cricket Pakistan
  • Bangladesh: Gazi TV
  • USA: Willow TV
  • Canada: ATN Cricket Plus

England tour of South Africa Live Streaming: Cricket fans can enjoy the uninterrupted Live Streaming of the South Africa vs England series on SonyLiv, SuperSport Live.


West Indies tour of New Zealand

West Indies will tour New Zealand for a three-match T20I series followed by a two-match Test series. The tour will commence from Friday, November 27.

T20 Series Schedule

The 3 T20Is will take place on the 27th, 29th, and 30th of November. The first T20I will take place at Eden Park in Auckland at 11:30 AM IST, while the second and third T20Is will be held at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui at 06:30 AM (IST) and 6 AM IST respectively.

Test Series Schedule

The two Test matches will start on the 3rd and the 11th of December respectively at 3:30 AM IST. The first Test will be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton, while the second will be played at Basin Reserve in Wellington.

West Indies tour of New Zealand Live Broadcast:

  • India and subcontinent: Star Sports Network
  • UK: Sky Sports Cricket
  • South Africa: SuperSpor
  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • Afghanistan: RTA
  • Pakistan: Ten Sports Pakistan
  • Bangladesh: Gazi TV
  • USA: Willow TV
  • Caribbean: SportsMax, ESPN
  • Canada: ATN Cricket Plus

West Indies tour of New Zealand Live Streaming: Fans can enjoy the uninterrupted Live Streaming of the New Zealand vs West Indies series on SonyLiv, SuperSport LiveDisney+Hotstar, Now TV, SuperSport Live, Willow TV online.


Lanka Premier League 2020

Five franchises – the Dambulla Viiking, the Jaffna Stallions, the Kandy Tuskers, the Colombo Kings, and the Galle Gladiators – will play in LPL 2020.

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Former Indian pacers Manpreet Gony, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel and Sudeep Tyagi will be in action, while South African speedster Dale Steyn, former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will also play in this tournament.

LPL 2020 Schedule:

  • Nov 26, 2020: Colombo Kings v Kandy Tuskers, 7:30 PM IST
  • Nov 27, 2020: Jaffna Stallions v Galle Gladiators, 7:30 PM IST
  • Nov 28, 2020: Kandy Tuskers v Dambulla Viiking, 3:30 PM IST
  • Nov 28, 2020: Galle Gladiators v Colombo Kings, 7:30 PM IST
  • Nov 30, 2020: Dambulla Viiking v Jaffna Stallions, 3:30 PM IST
  • Nov 30, 2020: Kandy Tuskers v Galle Gladiators, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 1, 2020: Colombo Kings v Dambulla Viiking, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 1, 2020: Jaffna Stallions v Kandy Tuskers, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 3, 2020: Galle Gladiators v Jaffna Stallions, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 3, 2020: Dambulla Viiking v Kandy Tuskers, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 4, 2020: Colombo Kings v Jaffna Stallions, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 5, 2020: Dambulla Viiking v Galle Gladiators, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 5, 2020: Kandy Tuskers v Colombo Kings, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 7, 2020: Colombo Kings v Galle Gladiators, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 7, 2020: Jaffna Stallions v Dambulla Viiking, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 9, 2020: Kandy Tuskers v Jaffna Stallions, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 9, 2020: Galle Gladiators v Dambulla Viiking, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 10, 2020: Jaffna Stallions v Colombo Kings, 3:30 PM IST
  • Dec 10, 2020: Galle Gladiators v Kandy Tuskers, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 11, 2020: Dambulla Viiking v Colombo Kings, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 13, 2020: Semifinal 1, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 14, 2020: Semifinal 2, 7:30 PM IST
  • Dec 16, 2020: LPL 2020 Final, 7:30 PM IST


LPL 2020 Live Broadcast:

  • India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives – Sony Sports
  • Pakistan – PTV
  • United Kingdom – Sky Sports

LPL 2020 Live Streaming: Fans can enjoy the uninterrupted Live Streaming of LPL 2020 on SonyLiv.