West Indies Complete Series Schedule for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23

West Indies World Test Championship 2021-23 Schedule

West Indies to play 13 Test Matches in the 2nd Edition of ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 as WI Cricket Board finalized the complete test series schedule for the WTC 2021-23.

The upcoming Test series between India and England will mark the start of the ICC World Test Championship’s second cycle. The West Indies will open the championship with a home series against Pakistan.

As was the case last season, this cycle will feature nine teams facing off. They will, however, need to play a more consistent brand of cricket to finish among the top sides. They finished eighth in the previous edition, just ahead of Bangladesh. All eyes will be on the West Indies and their new captain, Kraigg Brathwaite.

West Indies Complete Series Schedule for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23

  1. Pakistan tour of West Indies, 2021

The Caribbean Islanders will open their campaign against Pakistan in the second cycle of the World Test Championship. The series is scheduled to begin in August 2021.

  • August 12-16, Jamaica: West Indies vs Pakistan, First Test
  • August 20-24, Jamaica: West Indies vs Pakistan, Second Test

  1. England tour of West Indies, 2022

In March 2022, the West Indies will host England for a three-Test series. The series’ schedule has been released, but the venues have not yet been determined.

  • March 8-13: West Indies vs. England, 1st Test, date to be determined
  • March 16-21: West Indies vs. England, Second Test, location to be determined
  • March 24-29: Third Test, West Indies vs. England, TBC

  1. Bangladesh tour of West Indies, 2022

In June and July 2022, the West Indies will host their final home series of the 2021-23 WTC cycle against Bangladesh.

  1. West Indies tour of South Africa, 2022

Kraigg Brathwaite and Co. will face South Africa in their first overseas series under the new WTC cycle. The two-Test series is expected to begin in October 2022.

  1. West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2022

When their domestic assignments are complete, the West Indies will travel to Sri Lanka for a World Test Championship series. Once again, the series will consist of two Test matches.

  1. West Indies tour of Australia, 2022

The Caribbeans will conclude their group stage of the World Test Championship’s second edition with a series against Australia. The first episode of the series is scheduled for December 2022.

 

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