Darwin gets ICC approval to host Bangla Test
Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2003, 21:20 [IST]
Copyright AFP 2001
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Darwin: Darwin's Marrara Oval on Wednesday received formal approval ahead of July's first-ever cricket Test between Australia and Bangladesh. The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) said the ground had received official International Cricket Council (ICC) accreditation ahead of the Top End Tour in July and August. Marrara Oval will host international matches for the first time when Australia plays Bangladesh in a Test match from July 18 to 22 and One-day International on August 6. The north Queensland city of Cairns will host the second Test and two other One-day games.