This trophy is a test cricket series played between India and Australia. On the other hand, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is played by the International Cricket Council on future tours. Not only that but it is gradually increasing in popularity. Moreover, the number of visitors from India and Australia has also increased substantially from earlier around the world. Check All you need to know about Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 Schedule, Squads, and Head-to-Head.
However, let’s say India beat Australia in one of the two Tests in 2021. As a result, they also retained the trophy with one draw match. In fact, the rule of this match is that if the series is a draw, the country that owns the trophy retains the trophy. Similarly, I will tell you that this series is named after Allan Border of Australia and Sunil Gavaskar of India.
Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 Schedule (Date, Venue)
However, after much speculation, the Border Gavaskar Trophy will be held in 2023. And this time the host country of the match is Australia. Moreover, this whole series is going to be very important for Team India. Essentially the reason for that is everyone’s qualification for the WTC finals.
Meanwhile, this series will start on February 9. And this day the first test is going to be in Nagpur. On the other hand, the second Test will be held from February 17 to 21. Essentially, the entire match of this second day will be played in Delhi. However, the fourth match will be played in Ahmedabad from March 9 to 13.
All this is attended by fast ODI matches. And it is going to start on 17th March in Mumbai. Along with this, we will see the second ODI match in Visakhapatnam on March 19. Moreover, the third ODI match is going to be held in Chennai on March 22. If you are a true fan of Indian cricket then I know you have marked all these dates in your calendar by now.
The first edition of Border Gavaskar matches started in 1996. And a total of 102 matches have been played since then. However, in most matches, Australia has a higher winning rate. But I will not say that our India is very backward. Similarly, so far 28 matches have been drawn and one match has been tied.
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vc), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav.
Pat Cummins (captain), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Lance Morris, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (vc), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.