Great news for Tasmanian Cricket fans with the fixture schedule released by Cricket Australia. Moving to Tasmania does not mean you miss out on cricket.
Tasmania treated as Cricket Australia releases its schedule for the biggest summer of cricket
It is going to be a big summer of cricket with 330 days worth of action in the 2014-15 schedule.
TASMANIAN cricket fans have never been so spoiled for choice following the release of the 2014-15 international and domestic schedule this morning.
Cricket Australia has unveiled its program for next summer, with more than 330 days of international and national action set to unravel across the country
in the biggest schedule in the sport’s history.
And the Apple Isle has not missed out.
Aside from the three World Cup matches already locked in for Blundstone Arena – Zimbabwe versus Ireland (March 7), Sri Lanka v Scotland (March 11) and
Australia v Scotland (March 15) – the venue will also host a one-day international tri-series clash between Australia and England on January 23.
Tasmania will play Victoria in a night Sheffield Shield match starting November 8, while Hobart will also see four Big Bash League contests, with the fourth
edition of the Twenty20 tournament starting on December 18.
The domestic limited overs competition, renamed the Matador BBQs One-Day Cup, will again be played over a three-week period in October, with Brisbane and
Sydney playing hosts.
The Tigers’ first taste of action will be against the Bushrangers at Allan Border Oval on October 8, while the side opens its Shield campaign in Perth
against Western Australia starting on October 31.
2014-15 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS:
- Four-match Test series against India starting at the Gabba on December 4.
- Two ODI series, first against South Africa and then a tri-series between India and England
- 16 home matches for the dual world champion Southern Stars against Pakistan and then the West Indies
- Day-night Round of Sheffield Shield with matches in Adelaide, Hobart and Perth from November 8-11 as CA continues to trial balls and playing conditions
that could potentially enable a day-night Test to be played
- Matador BBQs One-Day Cup to be hosted in Brisbane and Sydney from October 4-26 in the tournament format introduced last season
- Twenty20 Big Bash League’s fourth season to start Thursday 18 December
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in February and March in Australia and New Zealand
- In the next 12 months, international or Australia A matches will be played in every state and territory.