Optus Stadium to host second Test between Australia and India in December

Optus Stadium during the BBL semifinal between the Scorchers and Hurricanes last summer.Optus Stadium will host Test cricket for the first time when Australia face India in the second of their four-Test series from December 14-18.

The 60,000-seat Burswood venue will get its first taste of red-ball action after hosting a One-Day International between Australia and England last season as well as the Perth Scorchersโ€™ Big Bash League semifinal loss to Hobart.

The new-look Aussies will start their international summer in Perth, taking on South Africa in a series-opening ODI clash on November 4.

Cricket Australia released its summer schedule on Monday morning, with the Proteas, India and Sri Lanka all coming down under.

International cricket will head to the Gold Coast for the first time with a one-off Twenty20 between Australia and South Africa at Metricon Stadium on November 17.

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