Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Friday announced the home season of the men’s team in the upcoming months. The men’s team will engage in a white-ball series against South Africa, Australia, and Pakistan between June-August 2021.
The series against South Africa will kickstart the international summers of the side. That fixture against South Africa will comprise of Test & T20I series for which the visitors will depart on June 1. Both sides will engage in two Tests, followed by a five-match T20I series from June 26-July 3.
“To host three international teams back-to-back in five territories is unprecedented, and putting these fixtures together was an enormous Covid-related logistical challenge. We must thank the visiting teams for agreeing to travel at this challenging period for world cricket and we are especially grateful to our regional Governments who are playing such a vital role in partnering with CWI to ensure that International cricket can be hosted safely, while providing entertainment for our loyal fans and income for our cricketers and cricket communities.” CWI stated.
After that, Australia will arrive at St. Lucia to play the five-match T20I series & three ODIs, beginning July 9. The ODI series will also be a part of the ICC ODI Super League for the ICC 2023 Cricket World Cup.
“Following the successful hosting of the all-format series against Sri Lanka earlier this year, we are delighted to announce that we are set to welcome South Africa, Australia and Pakistan to the West Indies,” Johnny Grave, CWI CEO, said in a release.
The last to arrive in the Caribbean islands will be Pakistan who land on Barbados on July 21. They will play a five-match T20I series, two out of which will take place at Kensington Oval.
Cricket West Indies also adds Test series against Pakistan
After playing the T20I series, both sides will head to Sabina Park for playing two-match Test series between August 12-24. Pakistani team will then head back to its country with excepting the players participating in the Caribbean Premier League which will begin from August 28.
West Indies vs South Africa, 2021
- 1st Test – June 10-14, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 2nd Test – June 18-22, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 1st T201 – June 26, Grenada National Cricket Stadium
- 2nd T20I – June 27, Grenada National Cricket Stadium
- 3rd T20I – June 29, Grenada National Cricket Stadium
- 4th T20I – July 1, Grenada National Cricket Stadium
- 5th T20I – July 3, Grenada National Cricket Stadium
West Indies vs Australia, 2021
- 1st T20I – July 9, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 2nd T20I – July 10, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 3rd T20I – July 12, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 4th T20 – July 14, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 5th T20I – July 16, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia
- 1st ODI – July 20, Kensington Oval, Barbados
- 2nd ODI – July 22, Kensington Oval, Barbados
- 3rd ODI – July 24, Kensington Oval, Barbados
West Indies vs Pakistan, 2021
- 1st T20I – July 27, Kensington Oval, Barbados
- 2nd T20I – July 28, Kensington Oval, Barbados
- 3rd T20I – July 31, Guyana National Stadium
- 4th T20 – August 1, Guyana National Stadium
- 5th T20I – August 3, Guyana National Stadium
- 1st Test – August 12-16, Sabina Park, Jamaica
- 2nd Test – August 20-24, Sabina Park, Jamaica