Playing in the sub-continent is one of the tough challenges for teams like England, Australia, New-Zealand and South Africa. these teams are used to playing on fast bouncy track but the pitches in this part of the country are known to be slow, flat and turning tracks. It is one of the challenges that Australia will be facing in their tour of India. To top the list of challenges they will have to face a team which is having an unbeaten streak of 19 matches and a batsman like Virat Kohli who is scoring centuries at will and is known for his habit of toying around with bowlers.
The Gavaskar Border trophy for 2017 will be played in India from 23rd of February. Both the teams will be taking on each other for 4 test matches to be played across the length of India. The 1st match of the series will be played in Pune cricket ground from 23rd February. After this the teams will be moving further south of the country to reach Bangalore where they will be meeting for the 2nd match from 4th of March. The 3rd match of the series will be played in Ranchi while the last will be played in the North most cricket stadium of country the Dharmasala. With changing altitudes and turning tracks it will be a tough 4 match series for the players thus providing a real test of their capabilities.