The Indian Men’s cricket team have announced a packed international home schedule for the 2021-22 season, starting after the T20 World Cup 2021. The home schedule includes series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand, West Indies, and South Africa. India’s upcoming home schedule will take place from November 2021 to June 2022.
New Zealand will be the first team travelling to India for a three-match T20 series. This will be followed by two Test matches in November. For the unversed, New Zealand will be touring India for the first time since 2016. The two Tests will be played in Kanpur and Mumbai before India will head to South Africa for an all-format schedule.
The home season resumes with West Indies touring India for a limited-overs series in the month of February. This will be followed by the Lankan team arriving on Indian shores for Tests and T20Is. 2 red-ball games will be played at Bangalore, Mohali, and will be part of the World Test Championship.
The Indian Men’s cricket team will take a hiatus with IPL being played during the summer months of April, and May. South Africa will return to India to finish the tour that got abandoned in March 2019 due to Covid. They will tour India for a 5-match T20I series in June 2022 to cap off the home season. So this will be a season filled with international cricket.
Here’s a look at the complete schedule of the 2021-22 season of the Indian Men’s cricket team:
New Zealand tour of India
1st T20I- November 17, Jaipur
2nd T20I- November 19, Ranchi
3rd T20I- November 21, Kolkata
1st Test- November 25-29, Kanpur
2nd Test- December 03-07, Mumbai
West Indies tour of India
1st ODI- February 06, Ahmedabad
2nd ODI- February 09, Jaipur
3rd ODI- February 12, Kolkata
1st T20I- February 15, Cuttack
2nd T20I- February 18, Vishakhapatnam
3rd T20I- February 20, Trivandrum
Sri Lanka tour of India
1st Test- February 25-01 March, Bengaluru
2nd Test- March 05-09, Mohali
1st T20I- March 13, Mohali
2nd T20I- March 15, Dharamsala
3rd T20I- March 18, Lucknow
South Africa tour of India
1st T20I- June 09, Chennai
2nd T20I- June 12, Bangalore
3rd T20I- June 14, Nagpur
4th T20I- June 15, Rajkot
5th T20I- June 19, Delhi
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