ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Complete Schedule

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Complete Schedule

The Second Edition of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23, will begin with the upcoming five-match Test series between India and England. This series, along with the Ashes 2021-22, which is scheduled to begin in December in Australia, are the only two in the WTC 2nd Edition to feature five Tests from August 2021 to June 2023. Additionally, Australia’s tour to India is the only four-match leg, as the remainder of the Test series are either three- or two-match affairs.

As with the first cycle of WTC, each of the nine Test teams will play up to six series, three at home and three away.

In WTC 2nd Edition, England will play the maximum number of Test matches. The English team will compete in 21 matches. On the other hand, India will play the second-most matches. The team led by Virat Kohli will compete in a total of 19 red-ball matches.

Bangladesh will play the fewest matches, namely 12. Simultaneously, the West Indies and Sri Lanka will play 13 games each. Similarly, New Zealand, the inaugural WTC champions, will play only 13 matches.

Australia will play 18 red-ball matches in the WTC’s second cycle, while South Africa and Pakistan will play 15 and 14 matches, respectively.

Here is the full schedule of ICC World Test Championship 2021-23:

 

  1. England – 21 Test Matches
  • Home: Against India (5), New Zealand (3), South Africa (2)
  • Away: Against Australia (5), West Indies (2), Pakistan (3)

 

  1. India – 19 Test Matches
  • Home: Against New Zealand (2), Sri Lanka (3), Australia (4)
  • Away: Against England (5), South Africa (3), Bangladesh (2)

 

  1. Australia – 18 Test Matches
  • Home: England (5), West Indies (2), South Africa (3)
  • Away: Pakistan (2), Sri Lanka (2), India (4)

 

  1. South Africa – 15 Test Matches
  • Home: India (3), Bangladesh (2), West Indies (2)
  • Away: New Zealand (2), England (3), Australia (3)

 

  1. Pakistan – 14 Test Matches
  • Home: Australia (2), New Zealand (2), England (3)
  • Away: West Indies (3), Bangladesh (2), Sri Lanka (3)

 

  1. New Zealand – 13 Test Matches
  • Home: Bangladesh (2), South Africa (2), Sri Lanka (2)
  • Away: India (2), England (3), Pakistan (2)

 

  1. West Indies – 13 Test Matches
  • Home: Pakistan (3), England (2), Bangladesh (2)
  • Away: South Africa (2), Sri Lanka (2), Australia (2)

 

  1. Sri Lanka – 13 Test Matches
  • Home: Australia (2), Pakistan (2), West Indies (2)
  • Away: Bangladesh (2), India (3), New Zealand (2)

 

  1. Bangladesh – 12 Test Matches
  • Home: Pakistan (2), Sri Lanka (2), India (2)
  • Away: New Zealand (2), South Africa (2), West Indies (2)