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India’s tour to West Indies schedule announced


  • The Indian Cricket team test schedule to West Indies has been announced. They will begin their tour of West Indies playing couple of warm up games after arriving to ST kitts on July 6. The Indian team will play their first warm up game on July 9 and 10 at ST Warner park. In the same venue, the team will engage in a 3 day warm up game before the first test.

    The first test of the series will take place at Sir Vivan Richards Stadium, Antigua from 21st July which will followed by the second test at Sabina Park, Jamaica from July 30.

    The Third test match will be played in St Luica from August 9 and the final test to be played at Queen’s Park Oval Trinidad from 18th August. After finishing the tour, the Indian team will fly back to home on 23rd August. India’s tour of West Indies will be 49 days tour with some excellent cricket on display.

    Head of operations at the West Indies Cricket Board, Roland Holder, said all four venues “are ready to host the visiting Indian team.” The Indian cricket team last toured West Indies for a three match test series in June 2011 which was won by India by 1-0.

    In Decemeber 2015, the top officials of West Indies and Indian Cricket met in India where West Indies cricket board that they will host India for a four match test series according ICC Future tour programme. The West Indies cricket team had called off the tour in-between in October and since then the tour was in thereat.

    Here we look at the schedule of India- West Indies test series

    Arrival- 6th July (ST Kitts)

    1st Warm up game (two day game, ST Warner’s park)-9-10 July

    2nd Warm up game(three day game, St Warner’s park)- 14-16th July

    1st test– 21st -25th July (Sir Vivan Richards Park, Antigua)

    2nd test-30th July-3rd August (Sabina Park, Jamaica)

    3rd test- 9th August-13th August (St Lucia)

    4th test-18th August-22nd August (Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad)

    Departure– 23rd August.

     

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