Cricket

India to host 13 Tests in upcoming season

2016-06-09 13:57
cricket, india, getty images
Indian cricket team celebrating a wicket (Getty Images)
Cape Town - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have finalised the schedules for international and domestic cricket season of 2016/17, featuring six grounds that will make their Test debuts.

Per the BCCI website: "Rajkot, Vizag, Pune, Dharamsala, Ranchi and Indore will host Test matches for the first time in the forthcoming season, where India will be playing 13 Test matches, eight One day Internationals, and three T20 Internationals.

"The home season will start with three Test matches and five ODIs against New Zealand. The three Test match series against New Zealand will be played at Indore, Kanpur and Kolkata.

"Dharamsala, Delhi, Mohali, Ranchi and Vizag will host the five ODIs against New Zealand.

"The New Zealand series will be followed by five Test Matches, three ODIs and three T20Is against England. The five Tests against England will be played at Mohali, Rajkot, Mumbai, Vizag and Chennai.

"Pune, Cuttack and Kolkata will be the venues for the three ODIs. Bengaluru, Nagpur and Kanpur will hold the three T20Is.

"Australia will visit India in February-March 2017 to play four Test matches. The four Tests will be hosted by Bengaluru, Dharamsala, Ranchi and Pune.

"Bangladesh is slated to play a one-off Test match which will be played at Hyderabad."

Read more on:    india  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

The Proteas have announced plans to play a four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day. What do you make of this?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.