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CA seek change to India cricket schedule
19:24 AEST Thu Dec 27 2012

Australia's cricket officials are unhappy with the idea of playing a Test in the industrial city of Kanpur during the tour of India scheduled for February and March 2013.

A recent inspection by Cricket Australia (CA) found the venue to be below-par, while hotel amenities have also failed to satisfy the standards of CA and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA).

One option for the Indian board would be to move the Test match to Hyderabad.

"Neither the ACA or Cricket Australia is keen on playing in Kanpur," ACA chief Paul Marsh said on Thursday.

"We've made that known to the BCCI (Indian board) but we haven't received a definitive response yet.

"The change-room facilities are not up to international standard and there are various issues with the outfield and the pitch. The main thing is there are certain facilities they haven't got that we would expect to be in place for international cricket."

The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association is expected to be compensated with a one-day fixture, The Age reports.

The four-Test series in February and March is expected to include matches in Delhi, Mohali and Chennai.


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