Of the additional Marsh Sheffield Shield and Marsh One-Day Cup fixtures announced today, two will feature the Tasmanian Tigers and be held at Hobart’s Blundstone Arena.
Following the change to the Test schedule, Tasmania and Western Australia will play their upcoming Marsh Sheffield Shield match at Blundstone Arena on November 21-24 and a Marsh One-Day Cup match on November 26.
Peter Roach, Cricket Australia’s Head of Cricket Operations and Scheduling, said;
“The eve of an Ashes summer is an exciting time for every cricket fan, and it’s fantastic to confirm a schedule that provides both teams with some excellent preparation in the lead up to the first ball at the Gabba.
“Just as importantly, we’re pleased to continue the Marsh Sheffield Shield and Marsh One-Day Cup competitions to ensure players are getting the opportunity to put their hand up for selection in Australia’s red and white-ball teams.”
Marsh Sheffield Shield
November 19-22: New South Wales vs Victoria – SCG
November 21-24: Tasmania vs Western Australia – Blundstone Arena
November 23-26: South Australia vs Queensland – Adelaide Oval or Karen Rolton Oval
Marsh One-Day Cup
November 24: New South Wales vs Victoria – SCG
November 26: Tasmania vs Western Australia – Blundstone Arena (Day-night)
November 28: South Australia vs Queensland – Adelaide Oval