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England Will Play 18 International Matches In The Next Home Summer 

England Will Play 18 International Matches In The Next Home Summer
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On Wednesday (21st August), the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the full home international fixtures of the men’s summer 2020. Four teams will travel in England in the next summer.

While the England cricket team is busy in the Ashes 2019 at home, they have got the full fixtures of the next summer. Windies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland will tour in England in the 2020 season.

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In the entire 2020 home summer, England will play six Tests, six ODIs and six T20Is. Like the last two home seasons, there is no day/night Test match in the next English summer.

England, home summer
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Windies and Australia will be the first two visiting teams in England in the next summer

Windies cricket team will be the first visitors in England in the following summer. They will play only the three-match Test series from 4th June to 29th June. It will be the part of 2019-21 ICC World Test Championship.

In the last January-February, England lost the Test series on the Caribbean soil as Windies won that three-match Test series by 2-1.

England, home summer
Windies cricket team (Image Credit: Getty Images)

On the other hand, Windies last time played a Test series on the English soil in 2017 summer that England won by the 2-1 margin. Though Windies lost that Test series, they won their first-ever Test match on the English soil since June 2000 during the Leeds Test.

Since 2000, England have won all their home Test series against Windies. Meanwhile, Windies last time won a Test series on the English soil in 1988.

Australia will play the limited-overs bilateral series in the next English summer. At first, they will play the three-match T20I series from 3rd July to 7th July.

England, home summer
Australia national cricket team (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Later, England and Australia will meet in the three-match ODI series from 11th to 16th July. Through this ODI series, England will begin their journey in the 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. On 11th July, England will start their campaign of this tournament at Lord’s, which will also be their first home ODI since their victory in the final of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.

Pakistan and Ireland will be the next two visiting sides

Pakistan will play a three-match Test series and three-match T20I series on the English tour in 2020 summer. The Test series will run from 30th July to 24th August, which will be the part of 2019-21 ICC World Test Championship.

Pakistan national cricket team (Image Credit: Google)

The last two-Test series (2016 and 2018) between England and Pakistan in England had the draw results.

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After the Test series, they will be involved in the T20I series from 29th August to 2nd September.

England’s 2020 international home summer will end with the three-match ODI series against Ireland. It will be the part of the 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League that will run between 10 and 15 September.

Ireland cricket team (Image Credit: Google)

This year, Ireland toured England for the one-off Test match at Lord’s which was a thrilling game, and England won by 143 runs.

The full fixture of England men’s summer 2020

  • Windies tour of England

(Three-match Test series: part of the 2019-21 ICC World Test Championship)

4th-8th June 2020: First Test – Kia Oval

12th-16th June 2020: Second Test – Edgbaston

25th-29th June 2020: Third Test – Lord’s

  • Australia tour of England

(Three-match T20I series)

3rd July: First T20I – Riverside (Durham)

5th July: Second T20I – Old Trafford

7th July: Third T20I – Headingley

(Three-match ODI series: part of the 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League)

11th July: First ODI – Lord’s

14th July: Second ODI – Ageas Bowl

16th July: Third ODI – Bristol County Ground (Bristol)

  • Pakistan tour of England

(Three-match Test series: part of the 2019-21 ICC World Test Championship)

30th July-3rd August: First Test – Lord’s

7th-11th August: Second Test – Emirates Old Trafford

20th-24th August: Third Test – Trent Bridge

(Three-match T20I series)

29th August: First T20I – Emerald Headingley

31st August: Second T20I – Sophia Gardens

2nd September: Third T20I – Ageas Bowl

  • Ireland tour of England

(Three-match ODI series: part of the 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League) 

10th September: First ODI – Trent Bridge

12th September: Second ODI – Edgbaston

15th September: Third ODI – Kia Oval

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