India's home schedule for 2019-20 season announced: Details hereLast updated on Jun 04, 2019, 07:58 pm
The 2019-20 home season, which starts from September, would see India play five teams in a span of six months.
India are scheduled to start proceedings against South Africa, when they play three Tests and three T20Is.
Here're further details about the schedule.
India to play five Tests, involving South Africa and Bangladesh
The season would see India playing five Tests.
While three of those Tests would be played against South Africa, from October 2 till 23, it would be followed by a couple more against Bangladesh, from November 14 to 26.
These five Tests would be a part of India's campaign for the recently launched ICC Test Championship series.
Notably, India are number one Test side.
India to focus play T20Is against several nations
With just five Tests, India would mostly put their focus on the white-ball cricket, especially T20Is, keeping in mind the ICC World T20 2020 in Australia.
While the tournament would be played from October 2020, India would like to start their preparations a year early.
They are scheduled to play 12 T20Is, three each against South Africa, Bangladesh, Windies and Zimbabwe.
India to play three T20Is, Tests and ODIs against Proteas
Following is the itinerary for series against South Africa:
September 15: 1st T20I in Dharamsala
September 18: 2nd T20I in Mohali
September 22: 3rd T20I in Bengaluru
October 2-6: 1st Test in Visakhapatnam
October 10-14: 2nd Test in Ranchi
October 19-23: 3rd Test in Pune
March 12: 1st ODI in Dharamsala
March 15: 2nd ODI in Lucknow
March 18: 3rd ODI in Kolkata
India to play three T20Is and two Tests against Bangladesh
Following is the itinerary for series against visiting Bangladesh:
November 3: 1st T20I in Delhi
November 7: 2nd T20I in Rajkot
November 10: 3rd T20I in Nagpur
November 14-18: 1st Test in Indore
November 22-26: 2nd Test in Kolkata
India to play three T20Is and ODIs against Windies
Following is the itinerary for series against visiting Windies:
December 6: 1st T20I in Mumbai
December 8: 2nd T20I in Thiruvananthapuram
December 11: 3rd T20I in Hyderabad
December 15: 1st ODI in Chennai
December 18: 2nd ODI in Visakhapatnam
December 22: 3rd ODI in Cuttack
ZIM and AUS
Three T20Is against Zimbabwe and three ODIs against Australia
Following is the itinerary for series against visiting Zimbabwe:
January 5: 1st T20I in Guwahati
January 7: 2nd T20I in Indore
January 10: 3rd T20I in Pune
India would play three ODIs against Australia on January 14, 17 and 19 in Mumbai, Rajkot and Bengaluru respectively.
India to travel to Caribbean following World Cup
Following the completion of their World Cup commitment, India would be traveling to the Windies for a complete tour.
The T20Is for this tour would be played in Florida, USA.
The schedule of this tour is yet to be announced by Cricket Windies (CWI).
Following their home series against Australia, India would also travel to New Zealand for a complete tour.