BCCI announces Team India's home schedule; India to host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa
Over the next nine months, Team India will play four Tests, three ODIs and 14 T20Is at home.
The Board of Control for Cricket on Monday released the schedule for the international home season 2021-22 along with the venues. Over the next nine months, Team India will play four Tests, three ODIs and 14 T20Is at home.
Starting November 17, India will host New Zealand for three T20 international matches and two Test matches.
According to the schedule released by the BCCI, Jaipur, Ranchi (November 19) and Kolkata (November 21) will host the three T20 international matches. The two Test matches will be played in Kanpur (November 25) and in Mumbai (December 3).
After wrapping up the series with New Zealand, India will then host the West Indies in February 2022 for three T20 international matches and three one-day matches.
The ODIs will be played in Ahmedabad (February 6), Jaipur (February 9) and Kolkata (February 12) while the T20 matches will be hosted by Cuttack (February 15), Vizag (February 18) and Thiruvananthapuram (February 20).
Five days after the third ODI against West Indies, India will take on Sri Lanka for two Tests and 3 T20 internationals.
Bengaluru and Mohali will host the two Test matches on February 25 and March 5 respectively.
The T20 series will be played in Mohali (March 13), Dharamshala (March 15) and Lucknow (March 18).
Team India will get a three-week breather before they take on South Africa in June next year for a five-match T20 series.
The five T20 matches will be played in Chennai (June 9), Bengaluru (June 12), Nagpur (June 14), Rajkot (June 17) and Delhi (June 19).