Team India’s Home Schedule for the year 2021-22 has been released by the BCCI and the Indian cricketers are set to remain busy for the remaining of this year. The cricketers are currently busy with the ongoing IPL and the T20 Cricket World Cup is lined up next. Though it could be difficult for the players, it surely would be a treat for the cricket fans to watch back-to-back international cricket matches. You’ll find the entire Home Schedule of team India ahead in the article.
Indian team’s Busy Schedule
Soon after the T20 World Cup concludes, the Indian cricket team has to play a T20 series against New Zealand. The World T20 final will be held on the 14th of November and the IND vs NZ T20 series starts from the 17th. Hence in 3 days time after the World Cup the newly appointed T20 captain of team will be seen leading the side against New Zealand.
A total of 3 T20I will be played against New Zealand. After the T20Is, team India will play two home test matches against the Kiwis which are scheduled to be played in Kanpur and Mumbai respectively. These are the only red-ball matches for the Indian team for the rest of the year.
After a break of two months the Indians will be seen playing against the Windies. West Indies will be touring the sub-continent in the month of February next year for 6 white-ball matches (3 ODIs & 3 T20Is). Soon after the Windies tour ends, the Sri Lankan Cricket team will be seen in India for a span of almost a month. They’ll be coming for 2 Tests and 3 T20Is in February-March 2022. Finally, the Proteas will be touring India for a 5-match T20I series in June, after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League.
Meanwhile, the T20 World Cup 2021 will be the next time when the Indian side will be seen in action. The mega-event starts on October 19 and will be played in the UAE and Oman. India is placed in Group 1 alongside Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, and two qualifiers. The Kohli-led Indian side will take on Pakistan on the 24th of October to start their T20 World Cup campaign. Below you can find the 2021-2022 home schedule of team India.
Team India Home Schedule 2021-22
New Zealand tour of India
1st T20I- November 17, Jaipur
2nd T20I- November 19, Ranchi
3rd T20I- November 21, Kolkata
1st Test- November 25-29, Kanpur
2nd Test- December 03-07, Mumbai
West Indies tour of India
1st ODI- February 06, Ahmedabad
2nd ODI- February 09, Jaipur
3rd ODI- February 12, Kolkata
1st T20I- February 15, Cuttack
2nd T20I- February 18, Vishakhapatnam
3rd T20I- February 20, Trivandrum
Sri Lanka tour of India
1st Test- February 25-01 March, Bengaluru
2nd Test- March 05-09, Mohali
1st T20I- March 13, Mohali
2nd T20I- March 15, Dharamsala
3rd T20I- March 18, Lucknow
South Africa tour of India
1st T20I- June 09, Chennai
2nd T20I- June 12, Bangalore
3rd T20I- June 14, Nagpur
4th T20I- June 15, Rajkot
5th T20I- June 19, Delhi
A lot of T20 cricket is scheduled for Team India owing to the T20 World cup next year.