England Extend T20I, Test Tours Of West Indies In 2022 | Cricket Newsnewstolive - March 24, 2021 19 0 COMMENTS
England have prolonged their T20I tour of the West Indies in 2022 from three to 5 video games.© BCCI
England may very well be compelled to area two males’s groups on the similar time after saying match dates for his or her 2022 tour of the West Indies that would overlap with their Ashes tour to Australia. The England and Wales Cricket Board introduced on Wednesday it had agreed to extend the Test sequence from two matches to 3, with the Twenty20 worldwide leg of the tour expanded right into a five-game sequence from the unique three. The T20 video games are scheduled to happen between January 28 and February 5.
That places the fixtures on a possible collision course with the Ashes Tests in Australia, with the showpiece sequence set to final nicely into January resulting from quarantine points brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
A 3-Test sequence within the Caribbean will observe the T20 matches, with a profitable further fixture partly a goodwill gesture in direction of Cricket West Indies, which despatched males’s and girls’s groups to England final yr through the pandemic.
Teams touring Australia could must quarantine for at the very least 14 days after flying in from India, the place the men’s Twenty20 World Cup last is scheduled for November 14.
An Ashes sequence normally begins in November, with solely the fifth and last Test, historically staged on the Sydney Cricket Ground, happening in January.
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