England in West Indies: Schedule for T20 and Test tour in January and March 2022 revealed | Cricket News

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England will play their first five-match T20I sequence towards the West Indies in January, earlier than competing in a three-match Test sequence in March the place each international locations will play for the suitable to raise the newly inaugurated Richards-Botham Trophy

Last Updated: 18/10/21 5:10pm

Details of England's January-March tour of West Indies have been released

Details of England’s January-March tour of West Indies have been launched

The schedule for England’s T20 and Test tour of the West Indies in January and March 2022 has been introduced by Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

England will arrive in the Caribbean to play the first-ever five-match T20I sequence between the 2 groups.

All 5 matches in Barbados can be performed throughout a nine-day interval from January 22 to January 30, together with two consecutive weekends of back-to-back T20 cricket.

Following West Indies’ white-ball tour of India in February 2022, the West Indies will welcome England again to the area for a three-match Test sequence to compete for the newly created Richards-Botham Trophy.

West Indies and England will compete for the Richards-Botham Trophy, named after Sir Vivian Richards and Lord Ian Botham

West Indies and England will compete for the Richards-Botham Trophy, named after Sir Vivian Richards and Lord Ian Botham

This new trophy honours Sir Vivian Richards and Lord Ian Botham, whose friendship and on-field heroics grew to become synonymous with a few of their respective groups’ biggest Test match moments.

The Test sequence will begin on the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground (SVRCG) in Antigua on March 8, 2022 earlier than shifting to the Kensington Oval in Barbados for the second Test beginning on March 16.

The third Test match will begin on March 24 in Grenada on the National Cricket Stadium.

CWI has additionally confirmed they may welcome totally vaccinated England followers all through the tour.

West Indies vs England, T20 sequence dates (all in Barbados)

Saturday, January 22 – first T20I West Indies vs England
Sunday, January 23 – second T20I West Indies vs England
Wednesday, January 26 – third T20I West Indies vs England
Saturday, January 29 – fourth T20I West Indies vs England
Sunday, January 30 – fifth T20I West Indies vs England

West Indies vs England, Test sequence dates

March 1-4 – Four-day warm-up match at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
March 8-12 – first Test match, West Indies vs England, at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua
March 16-20 – second Test match, West Indies vs England, at Kensington Oval, Barbados
March 24-28 – third Test match, West Indies vs England, at National Cricket Stadium, Grenada



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