BCCI announces India's home schedule for 2019-20 season

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04 Jun 2019

India's home schedule for 2019-20 season announced: Details here

Team India, who are currently playing the ICC World Cup 2019 in England, are up for a grueling home season ahead.

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.

Five Tests

India to play five Tests, involving South Africa and Bangladesh

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.

T20I focus

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.

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Itinerary

India to play three T20Is, Tests and ODIs against Proteas

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

Tigers

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

Windies

India to play three T20Is and ODIs against Windies

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.

What's next

India to travel to Caribbean following World Cup

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.

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When do India travel to Windies?

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Zimbabwe's last bilateral tour of India was in 2002, for a five-match ODI series, which they lost 2-3.

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