The Indian cricket team will play its opening Test of the four-match series in Australia at Adelaide from December 17 and it will be a day-night affair, according to a report.

As per ESPN Cricinfo, the ‘Boxing Day’ Test starts from the traditional date of December 26 at the MCG, following the pink-ball game at the Adelaide Oval.

Cricket Australia seems to have acceded to the BCCI request of a week’s gap between the second and third Test, which begins in Sydney from January 7.

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