Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Tuesday confirmed the all-format international tour between the West Indies and Sri Lanka starting in March, marking the return of international cricket to the Caribbean. The two teams will play three T20Is, three One-Day Internationals and a few test matches in a bio-secure environment.
The T20I series will make history as the first official international matches played by the West Indian Men’s Team at Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) and the first West Indian Men’s T20I to be played in Antigua since 2013. As the title of the West Indies The reigning ICC T20 World Cup champions, the West Indies will use these matches as important preparation for the defense of their T20 World Cup title set to be held in India later this year.
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The CG Insurance ODI series will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium on March 10, 12 and 14 – the third being a day / night meet. ODI CG Insurance is part of the ICC Super League and these three matches provide the opportunity for the West Indies to secure their first points as the team attempts to automatically qualify for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup in India.
Both test matches will be played at the same location, with the first match starting March 21 and the second starting March 29, giving the West Indies another opportunity to earn points and climb the ICC World Test Championship standings after the recent fantasy series victory. in Bangladesh.
The West Indies Open’s final men’s home series featured Ireland in January.
T20 is: March 3, 5, 7
ODI: March 10, 12, 14
Tests: March 21-25; March 29-April 2